Top 10 Facts About HMC

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240,373 pupils are taught
in HMC schools in the UK
Ireland, an increase
of 22% 
from ten years ago.

One in four of all those
attending the UK's top
ten universities come
from HMC's 296 schools.

89% of pupils in HMC
schools in the UK go on
to higher education.

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34% of pupils in HMC schools across the UK received help
with their fees in 2018/19.

76% of HMC schools in
the UK and Ireland are
co-educational, 11% are boys' only and 12% are
girls' only schools. 56% offer boarding
in some form.

Average fees in HMC schools start at £5,000
per term/£15,000 per
year for day students
and £11,514 per term/
£34,542 per year for
boarding students.

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There are now 14,838
non-British pupils
, whose parents live overseas,
at HMC schools in the UK.

There is one teacher for
every 9 pupils in HMC
schools in England
compared with one per
22 in the state sector.

100% of HMC schools are
involved in partnerships
with state maintained
schools and their local communities.

Fact 10

Pupils in HMC schools play
on average between 5 and 6 hours of sports and games
a week in over 40 different sports - double the amount
played by pupils in state

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