• Charge parents £500 to plug school funding gap, says leading head

    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 the South Farnham school Educational Trust, and chair of the independent review of initial teacher training, said the state sector might need to follow independent schools in

    9.35 Nov. 22nd, 2016 | News

  • Private schools spend three times more on each pupil

    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 this week by the UCL Institute of Education, titled The labour market benefits of private schooling, has found that fees within the private sector have increased well

    5.00 Oct. 14th, 2016 | News