School fees rocketed by an average of 21 per cent over the last five years, up from £10,983 in 2011 - an increase that is 8 per cent above inflation
Figures result in fresh calls for appeal charges to be scrapped
Considering my Dad was a dry cleaning salesman, money was tight. For a few years my mum had to work a second job at Asda just to pay for Christmas. They invested in us, and almost bankrupted themselves in the process
'At the end of the day it was just a prank, and I didn't take all my clothes off'
Even though we make up only 7 per cent of the population, the influence of that 7 per cent stretches from Westminster (half of the current cabinet) to our judiciary (74 per cent of top judges) and beyond
Study finds private education boosts teenagers' GCSEs by almost two-thirds of a grade per subject
Their grip on power is most noticeable in the judiciary
Statement by St George’s School in Rhode Island apologises 'for the harm done to alumni' and admits its failure to respond 'served to compound this harm'
Chief executive adds how private schools need to encourage their students to be 'independent-minded and to develop a sense of future self'
Heads' Conference hears that schools should focus on individual sporting activities rather than competitive team games
You won't see half as much of the real world as you do in my old state secondary
Figures show 82% state school students went on to get firsts or 2:1s
15 changed over so far, but many more could follow, says Lord Adonis
The actor said the profession is becoming so limited that a 'messy kid from a council estate' like himself would no longer be able to forge a career
High society mag explains that private education is becoming too expensive even for its red-trousered readership
Warmth and wit light up this festive box of delights