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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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Private school refuses to readmit anorexic pupil because her presence would be ‘too disruptive to the rest of the year group,’ mother claims

A private school refused to allow a pupil treated for anorexia in a hospital for a year to return to class, the girl and her mother have reportedly claimed.


    








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Gove ‘state schools like private’

Education Secretary Michael Gove says he wants to end the “Berlin Wall” divide between state schools and private in England.
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Top Merseyside private school St Mary’s College signs up to state sector

A leading Catholic independent school that counts former leaders of the BBC and the TUC as well as one the UK’s most popular poets among its old boys is the latest to join a growing trend – leaving the private sector and applying to become a state school.


    








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Top Merseyside private school signs up to state sector

A leading Catholic independent school that counts former leaders of the BBC and the TUC as well as one the UK’s most popular poets among its old boys is the latest to join a growing trend – leaving the private sector and applying to become a state school.


    








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Private school graduates more likely to get top jobs than those educated at state schools

Graduates who went to a private school are one-third more likely to get top jobs than those educated at a state school, according to new research.


    

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Private school graduates more likely to get top jobs than those educated at state schools

Graduates who went to a private school are one-third more likely to get top jobs than those educated at a state school, according to new research.


    








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Private school clout ‘shocks’ Major

The influence that a privately educated, middle-class elite have on public life is “shocking”, former prime minister Sir John Major says.
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Private tutoring is damaging our pupils, says headmaster

Children’s education is being damaged by the growth in private tutoring, a leading headmaster will warn next week.


    








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Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw: Private schools must offer state schools more than just ‘crumbs off their tables’

Chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw delivered a withering attack on private schools – telling them they had to offer neighbouring state schools more than just “crumbs off your table”.


    








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