Independent sector has 0.1 reasons to celebrate

In an article in the TES, 27/04/12, HMC Chairman and Headmaster of University College School, London, Kenneth Durham comments on the first overall percentage rise in pupil numbers in Independent Schools for four years.

Kenneth Durham, chair of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, highlighted that despite the economic circumstances, schools had managed to increase fee assistance, with total spend on means-tested bursaries rising nearly 10 per cent to £284 million per year.

“Despite increasing financial pressure, families are determined to find the best and broadest opportunities for their children in the independent sector.” 

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