News

A-level results 2020: Private schools see biggest boost in top grades

Top A-level grades have increased more at private schools than any other type of school and college this year....

James Carr
James Carr
News

Coronavirus: Private school closures will put pressure on state

The closure of private schools unable to weather the economic hit from Covid-19 will put more pressure on state...

Simon Kay
Simon Kay
Features

Profile: Professor James Tooley

James Tooley’s vision of no-frills private schools is now a reality in England. How afraid should the state sector...

John Dickens
John Dickens
LPC, News, Politics

The 4 schools policies in Angela Rayner’s Labour conference speech

Angela Rayner, the shadow education secretary, has addressed the Labour Party conference in Brighton. In a short speech, Rayner...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Private school caps value of Christmas gifts for teachers

A prestigious private girls’ school has written to parents urging them to cap the value of Christmas gifts for...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
News

Independent Schools Inspectorate raises fees after two-year loss

The main inspectorate for private schools has hiked its fees by 12 per cent after operating at a loss...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

DfE releases guide to partnerships with universities and private schools

The Department for Education has published guidance and case studies aimed at encouraging more partnerships between state schools, universities...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

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...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

On notice: 27 private schools warned by DfE

The government has made public 27 warning notices issued to private schools that failed to meet its independent school...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson