He does not appear to have mentioned the factor which, more than any other, explains why state schools fail to "get the curriculum quart into the current pint timetable": that is shorter teaching time.
The teaching day in most prep schools is one hour longer than the minimum recommended in state primary schools; the prep school teaching year is more than 100 hours longer than the recommended minimum, and at key stage 3 it is 140 hours (or 15 per cent) longer.
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