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Contextual admissions and Oxbridge

24 May 2019

Following the announcement by Oxford University that it is to increase its proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, Chris Ramsey, Headmaster of Whitgift School and HE spokesman for HMC, said:… Find out more

Comparability between IGCSEs and GCSEs

4 April 2019

Mike Buchanan, HMC Executive Director, said: “Many HMC schools continue to choose IGCSEs because they can be more interesting courses and have a proven track record of preparing young people for… Find out more


HMC statement: VAT on school fees

16 October 2018

In response to media reports that the Treasury might be considering imposing VAT on school fees in the upcoming Budget on 29.10.18, Mike Buchanan, Executive Director of HMC and former… Find out more

Shaun Fenton

HMC Conference 2018: Chair, Shaun Fenton

1 October 2018

I approach this conference buoyed by the affirmation Damian Hinds gave representatives of the independent sector during a Downing Street meeting this summer. He spoke positively of our schools and… Find out more