Private schools

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How UK private schools’ overseas satellites can bring in large sums
Foreign partnership arrangements are common at many charitable private schools

Richard Adams Education editor

12, Mar, 2023 @3:00 PM

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UK private schools rush to expand overseas as profits soar
Forty schools took in record £29m in 2020-21 from satellites, including in developing countries

Richard Adams Education editor

12, Mar, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Keir Starmer’s five missions reveal a man serious about being prime minister | Polly Toynbee
We are seeing a leader emerge who is committed to the long-term work of fixing broken Britain, says the Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

23, Feb, 2023 @3:26 PM

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Long memories of a school that was divided by class | Letters
Letters: Nigel Gann, Barbara Clarke and Anne Dyas recall their time at Haberdashers’ Aske’s schools many decades ago

13, Feb, 2023 @6:07 PM

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In defence of Haberdashers' school | Letter
Letters: Nobody ever made me feel inferior for not being fee-paying, says Brenda Sufrin

06, Feb, 2023 @4:47 PM

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John Otway’s cutlery switch could save Welsh rugby’s Delilah | Brief letters
Brief letters: Spoon song | Brexit benefits | Inequality | Zahawi bets are off | Inconvenient conveniences

02, Feb, 2023 @6:28 PM

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How to dislodge the posh clique that rules Britain | Letters
Letters: Simon Bull asks for discrimination against the state-educated to be outlawed, and other readers write on Oxbridge and Eton domination

01, Feb, 2023 @6:42 PM

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At private school, I saw the arrogance of those ‘born to rule’ | Letter
Letter: Norma Cradock recalls being a pupil with a free place at a direct grant school, and the snobbery of her fee-paying classmates

01, Feb, 2023 @6:41 PM

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To understand the Zahawi story and Tory sleaze, look no further than Britain’s posh cliques | John Harris
Government failure stems from a network of private schools and elite universities, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

29, Jan, 2023 @1:33 PM

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Well done, Keir Starmer, for taking on private schools’ tax breaks – but you can go further | Frances Ryan
Though ending charitable status is safe ground for Labour, only structural change will bridge education inequality, says the Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

12, Jan, 2023 @1:15 PM

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Labour look to force vote on ending private schools’ tax breaks
Opposition day debate seeks to establish committee to investigate reforming tax benefits enjoyed by independent schools

Aletha Adu

11, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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London private school investigated over blanket A or A* grades in 2021 A-levels
North London Collegiate school has faced multiple malpractice allegations over way grades awarded

Richard Adams Education editor

24, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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