Competitions for Independent Schools

The Independent Schools Association runs a range national competitions, including Art, Drama and Essay-writing.  These competitions for independent schools are extremely popular and give our talented pupils the opportunity to compete against their peers at a national level.


Film and Digital Art



The standard of entry is often very high, but that should not put off schools thinking of getting involved. There are a range of prestigious prizes associated with each.

Only schools in Full Membership with ISA are eligible to enter these competitions.

Please contact our membership department to enquire about joining ISA.

A range of additional awards are also available for Member schools for excellence in provision and also individual GCSE performance.