Tag: independent school

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It is in everyone’s interests to get SEND support right, says Claire Dorer. For many pupils that means a place in an independent special school It’s rare to...
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A lack of state-funded places is forcing councils to spend hundreds of millions of pounds to send pupils to independent special schools. Councils sent up to triple the...
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A council is reviewing the community benefit of local private schools to decide if they deserve generous discounts in business rates. It is thought to be the first...
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State schools should consider emulating independent schools and “work for profit” by charging parents a “premium”, a leading headteacher has said. Sir Andrew Carter (pictured above), head of...
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Independent schools do not have a “widespread appetite” for moving into the state sector to make their education more widely available, according to the Independent Schools Council (ISC)....
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Tom Hicks was thrilled when his son had the chance to play in a local under-7 football tournament. But then bureaucracy showed the red card… As a kid,...
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Private schools are bumping up their fees while state school funding remains flat, widening the attainment gap between the state and independent sectors, academics have claimed. Research published...