Private schools

Faith school which segregated staff finally shut down

Rabia Boys and Girls School in Luton was accused of “actively undermining” British values by Michael Wilshaw in 2016

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
school funding

State V private school funding gap widens

IfS analysis finds average private school fees are now 92 per cent higher than state funding

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

Keir Starmer to pledge end to private schools VAT exemption – reports

Pledge echoes one made in 2019 manifesto under former leader Jeremy Corbyn

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Ofqual won’t be able to explain private school grades boost

No private school pupil sat national reference tests this year, which means they are unlikely to show why the...

Samantha Booth
News

Private schools extend Olympic medal lead but Eton stumbles

Twenty prime ministers may have once graced Eton’s playing fields, but – for the first time in nearly three...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

GCSE results 2021: Top grades rise most at private and free schools

Private and free schools have seen the biggest jump in top grades in this year’s teacher-assessed GCSE results, figures...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

A-level results 2021: Private schools see bigger jump in top grades

Private schools have seen a bigger jump in the number of top grades than state schools in this year’s...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

£4m Latin excellence programme: What you need to know

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has vowed to tackle Latin’s “reputation as an elitist subject” with a new scheme to...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Private schools group branded ‘insensitive’ over partnership with debt collection agency

A new “partnership” between an organisation representing more than 500 private schools and a debt collection agency could result...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker