David James

David James is a deputy head of an independent boarding school in England. He is co-editor with Jane Lunnon of The State of Independence: Key Challenges Facing Private Schools Today (Routledge)

A-level debacle epitomises the government’s farcical handling of schools throughout the pandemic

Our writers must be bold enough to write the words they want to write, independent, and stronger for that

Public schools are joining the culture war

The teaching unions are not here to promote the value of education

Prejudice against fee paying schools means the crisis is not even being discussed

Independent schools stand to lose, whoever wins the general election