The opening of a ‘no-frills’ private school in Durham has been delayed, Schools Week reports. Pre-inspection of the Independent Grammar School (...Read more
A cross-party committee of MPs isn’t convinced the Department for International Development (DFID) acted correctly when it provided grant funding...Read more
'When I was a teenager, kids set fire to the Bristol comprehensive* I attended, razing it to the ground. It felt likely they were giving their...Read more
The last Labour manifesto said a Labour government would impose VAT on independent school fees, T he Times wrote on 16 September (behind paywall...Read more
Yesterday I used the Department for Education schools database, Edubase, to check details of some academies which had changed hands.
‘ Britain’s first cut-price private school to charge just £52 a week’ .
The Sun , 22 February 2017
The paper outlines a proposal...Read more
The Department for Education (DfE) was forced to issue a ‘ clarification to the consultation document ’ on proposals in ‘Schools that Work for...Read more
Non-association private schools, those fee-paying schools not associated to groups affiliated to the Independent Schools Council ( ISC ), are less...Read more
‘How to win the argument against grammar schools’. Sam Freedman, former advisor to Michael Gove, gave an impassioned response at the ResearchEd...Read more
For one month only, 16 August to 16 September 2016, there are five copies of our book, The Truth about Our Schools: Exposing the Myths Exploring...Read more
The number of pupils at schools affiliated to the Independent Schools Council ( ISC ) has risen, says the ISC. Pupil numbers in 1,249 schools...Read more
Two months ago the media was full of research by Durham University which suggested attending a private school equalled two years extra education...Read more
On Friday all the major British newspapers ran remarkably similar headlines on the story about research from Durham University, comparing private...Read more
‘Attending an independent school in England is associated with the equivalent of two additional years of schooling by the age of 16, new research...Read more
So many conclusions to be drawn from this sad tale. Sympathies for parents and daughter.
Yesterday, the Guardian published an excellent piece by journalist John Harris on the death of creativity and enjoyment of learning our state...Read more