private school

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private school

a school under the financial and managerial control of a private body or charitable trust, accepting mostly fee-paying pupils
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Almost half of FTSE 100 bosses went to fee-paying schools, and more than one in four attended Oxford or Cambridge, according to the study by diversity firm Equal Approach.
State-run schools do provide high-quality education and we should all be proud of the comprehensive schools we have in Middlesbrough - a fee-paying school in our town would do nothing to improve overall attainment of the town's pupils but would instead undermine our other schools.
Mr Mallon claims we need executive homes but face facts, we need fee-paying schools for their children too.
She could not bare to see the fee-paying school, which offers specialist provision for gifted and talented pupils and children with ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia, shut after finally finding a suitable school for Jacob, who had already attended nine schools.
7%) say the number of pupils at their fee-paying school have fallen this year compared to last year, according to a survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers.
Its absolutely true that its inconsistent, to put it mildly, for someone who believes in a fairer and more egalitarian society to send their child to a private, fee-paying school.
She will be a day-girl at the fee-paying school close to Windsor Castle, home of her grandmother, the Queen.
He said the college was "in a position of strength" and would have been able to continue as a fee-paying school - albeit catering for a smaller pool of pupils due to the shrinking number of parents with the ability to pay.
When headmaster Michael learns Lorraine (Daniela Denby-Ashe, left) plans to turn Waterloo Road into a fee-paying school, he angrily confronts the benefactor - before handing in his notice.
Then he followed the group from a leading fee-paying school to their hotel, where the boy confronted him.
Had the move been rubber-stamped by officials at the Department for Education the school - renamed Streatham Arts School - could have been up and running as a non fee-paying school next September.
Then he followed the group, from a leading fee-paying school, to their hotel, where the boy confronted him.