Jessica Staufenberg

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Girls’ schooling in Scotland

Researchers look at how private schools in Scotland have adapted to a changing context

English Monsters

James Brooke-Smith looks at a moving novel about abuse at a boarding school

“The British obsession with Oxbridge needs to be unpicked”

Maggie Browning, teacher and local authority councillor

“Rape culture was ubiquitous at my all-boys private school”

Will Yates, teacher and private school alumnus

The Assisted Places Scheme

Did the Thatcher and Major governments’ scheme to send poor pupils to private schools work?

Income, housing wealth, and private school access in Britain

Researchers look at whether bursaries improve the social composition of private schools

Who Gets the Top Jobs?

Researchers look into whether ‘connections’ can explain access to different jobs

Do private school girls marry rich?

This paper tests the hypothesis that private school women are more likely to marry private school men

“Private special needs schools cost the taxpayer dear”

Steven Longden, teacher and local authority councillor