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Private School Archive

Independent school seeks approval for latest phase of £35m overhaul

Up to 500 pupils expected to study at Brighton site if plans given permission

Ministers condemned for defending private school fee and holiday cost comparison

Ministers faced claims of having “no clue” after they defended comparing private school fees with the cost of an overseas family holiday.

Kilgraston’s demise signals pressure on Scottish private schools

Closure follows Covid impact and decline in demand for boarding, while independent schools’ financial difficulties were highlighted in a Tes Scotland investigation this week

Podcast: The rise of AI – how global schools respond

The education chief for Globeducate joins the Tes International Podcast to explain how he’s leading the group’s 50-plus schools around the world in navigating the rapid...

Human teaching must be at ‘heart of schools’ amid concerns over artificial intelligence, a headteacher says

TEACHER-led education must be at the “heart of schools amid concerns over invidious and dangerous” artificial intelligence (AI), a head teacher warned today.

UK private school fees rise 5.6%

Fees at the UK's private schools have risen by 5.6 per cent from last year, according to figures from the Independent Schools Council.

Why don’t we screen for comprehension?

Our assessment of children’s reading skills is currently missing a crucial component, says Megan Dixon

How to get an elite education for your children without spending a fortune

A guide to the hybrid schooling models that won’t (totally) break the bank

Private schools told ‘less virtue signalling, more keeping fees down’

Tory MP tells institutions, said to have slave trade links, to focus more on offering value for money instead of paying reparations

At private school, I saw the arrogance of those ‘born to rule’

Pupil recalls being a pupil with a free place at a direct grant school, and the snobbery of her fee-paying classmates