• Warning notices issued to 148 private schools

    The government has issued warning notices to almost 150 private schools in the last 12 months, with two schools failing to meet standards in all eight categories they are inspected on. The Department for Education published the warning notices for the first time in February, more than two years after a Schools Week campaign first

    7.00 Nov. 2nd, 2018 | News

  • Private school fees rise again, and 3 more ISC census findings

    The Independent Schools Council has today published its annual census. Schools Week has the key findings: 1. Private school fees rise again – despite record number of pupils The census shows that fees for independent schools rose by 3.5 per cent on average between 2016 and 2017. The average private school fee is now £16,686

    0.01 Apr. 28th, 2017 | News

  • Private schools want £55m funding to offer 10,000 places for low-income pupils

    Private schools want to offer up to 10,000 places to low-income families every year – as long as the government provides £55 million to fund the scheme. The Independent Schools Council (ISC) has this morning announced proposals to create new places for families unable to afford private school fees. The ISC wants the government to

    10.02 Dec. 9th, 2016 | News