Private schools

Five challenges face English schools, Robert Halfon, Conservative chair of the Education Select Committee, said yesterday.

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Selective schools have long been associated with higher achievement in exams at 16. This achievement plays a major part in marketing for ‘top’...

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The opening of a ‘no-frills’ private school in Durham has been delayed, Schools Week reports. Pre-inspection of the Independent Grammar School (...

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A cross-party committee of MPs isn’t convinced the Department for International Development (DFID) acted correctly when it provided grant funding...

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'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...

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The last Labour manifesto said a Labour government would impose VAT on independent school fees, T he Times wrote on 16 September (behind paywall...

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You, too, can earn millions if you’re a teacher. That’s the message from Mark Steed, director of Dubai-based Jumeirah English Speaking School (...

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Yesterday I used the Department for Education schools database, Edubase, to check details of some academies which had changed hands.

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‘ Britain’s first cut-price private school to charge just £52 a week’ .

The Sun , 22 February 2017

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The Department for Education (DfE) was forced to issue a ‘ clarification to the consultation document ’ on proposals in ‘Schools that Work for...

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Non-association private schools, those fee-paying schools not associated to groups affiliated to the Independent Schools Council ( ISC ), are less...

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‘How to win the argument against grammar schools’. Sam Freedman, former advisor to Michael Gove, gave an impassioned response at the ResearchEd...

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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...

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The number of pupils at schools affiliated to the Independent Schools Council ( ISC ) has risen, says the ISC. Pupil numbers in 1,249 schools...

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Two months ago the media was full of research by Durham University which suggested attending a private school equalled two years extra education...

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Phasing out private and grammar schools in the UK is essential if the increasingly cross party call for ‘equality of opportunity for all’ is...

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On Friday all the major British newspapers ran remarkably similar headlines on the story about research from Durham University, comparing private...

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‘Attending an independent school in England is associated with the equivalent of two additional years of schooling by the age of 16, new research...

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