Independent Schools

Musa Okwonga’s memoir about his time at Eton is a confused account of having access to everywhere but belonging nowhere

As Winchester College prepares to turn co-educational, Alexander Larman asks if single-sex boarding schools may soon become a thing of the past

Claudia Savage-Gore on the tricky social nuances of London day schools

Simon Henderson’s top-down revolution at Eton has lost the trust of too many parents, staff, and donors for him to remain in place

The DfE has banned new admissions to Ampleforth following a child abuse scandal. But this former pupil remains thankful to the school’s Benedictine monks

Is the whole institution of the public school starting to become unfit for purpose in the 21st century?

As Rugby School prepares to auction off some of its most prized literary possessions, one must wonder what Dr Arnold would have to say

Private education is under threat from Oxbridge quotas and soaring fees, to the detriment of bright scholarship pupils

The middle-class appropriation of a well-intentioned campaign

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