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Schools should use pupil premium to give disadvantaged children’s private tuition, charity says

Schools should use the extra cash they get for taking in disadvantaged children to pay for private tuition, a leading charity says.









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Private school ‘salary premium’

UK children who are privately educated are likely to earn almost £200,000 more during their early careers than those in state schools, research finds.
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Private school children will earn £200,000 more on average than state-educated kids by 42

Children from private schools will have earned almost £200,000 more than state school pupils by the time they reach middle age, new research reveals today.









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State and private divide revealed

The first official breakdown of England’s public and state school-leavers’ destinations shows a strong divide.
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Poor children in private preschools at ‘double disadvantage’, report claims

Children from poor backgrounds are at a double disadvantage if they go to private or voluntary nurseries and preschools, says a major study out today.









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Poor children in private preschools ‘at double disadvantage’

Children from poor backgrounds are at a double disadvantage if they go to private or voluntary nurseries and preschools, says a major study out today.









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Gove: Send Ofsted to private schools

Ofsted should be able to inspect private schools in England, Education Secretary Michael Gove suggests.
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Michael Gove: Let Ofsted inspect private schools too

Education standards watchdog Ofsted should be given the power to inspect private as well as state schools, Michael Gove has said.









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Teachers end-of-term gifts at private schools ‘could be seen as bribery’

Parents’ end-of-term gifts to teachers in some private schools have spiralled out of control, prompting schools to consider whether they constitute bribery or corruption.









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Private firm free school fails Ofsted

A free school in Suffolk operated by a private for-profit Swedish company has been put into special measures by Ofsted.
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