About Our Aims and Work

CISC Foundation

Highlighting the outstanding work of Catholic schools and Catholic Education across the UK and beyond since 1990.

CISC Today

Developing opportunities and partnerships to inspire and engage teachers, support staff, parents and students

Our Strategic Plan

Supporting our members and helping to develop the next generation of exceptional headteachers and senior leaders

A Global Family of Catholic Schools

The Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference is a dynamic and forward-thinking family of schools with members in England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Italy and Singapore. There are 135 schools in CISC and the number is growing. In total, CISC schools educate more than 40,000 pupils from nursery age through to eighteen.

Who We Are The Committee and Secretariat

The CISC Committee consists of representatives from a broad and diverse range of leading Catholic independent schools.
Each representative brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to help direct and lead the work of our charity.

Antonia Beary

Antonia Beary

Chair

James Murphy O'Connor

James Murphy O'Connor

Committee Member

Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly

Vice-Chair

Stephen Oliver

Stephen Oliver

Committee Member

Anthony Hudson

Anthony Hudson

Treasurer

Dr John Patterson

Committee Member

Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy

Committee Member

Dr Richard Robson

Dr Richard Robson

Committee Member

Sarah Conrad

Sarah Conrad

Committee Member

The Committee

More About The Committee

Raymond Friel

Secretariat

Sponsors Our Headline and Supporting Sponsors

How to Become a CISC Headline or Supporting Sponsor

Join CISC and work with us to reach out to Catholic Independent Schools across the globe, inspiring and supporting our growing family of schools.

Partnerships Our Partners and Links

CESEW

The Catholic Education Service for England and Wales

CATSC

Catholic Association of Teachers, Schools and Colleges

Networking Magazine

Networking Magazine – Networking Catholic Education Today

EducareM

Supporting Catholic Education and Leadership

TenTen Theatre

The award-winning theatre company working with schools

CAFOD

The Catholic international development charity

How to Become a CISC Partner

Help us to promote and celebrate the global project of Catholic education.

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