The Independent Schools Examinations Board provides examinations and assessments for pupils seeking entry to independent senior schools at 11+ and 13+. These include the Common Pre-Tests, Common Entrance and Common Academic Scholarship examinations.

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Changes to Common Entrance Level 1 Language Papers

21 April 2015

Our statistics show that ISEB examinations are used by more than 600 of the top independent schools in the UK and overseas.

14 April 2015

Candidates sitting Common Entrance are truly international!

2 April 2015

School Reform Minister Nick Gibb speaks to the London Thames Maths Hub Primary Conference

2 April 2015

Article from The Guardian: 'It's vital that state and private schools work together'

2 April 2015

The three main political parties outline their vision for education and schools

2 April 2015

Article from ISC's Blog: 'It’s time for a reset on politicians’ nonsensical attitudes toward independent schools'

2 April 2015