Private Schools

Parental background has a bigger impact than education

Keir Starmer’s tax raid would be bad for children, parents and the state

Going after private schools would be an act of pointless institutional vandalism

The abuse was terrible but its relevance to modern politics is dubious

Grammar schools are great — but there are not enough of them

Whether a policy is wise and whether it is unpopular are different questions

The P.M. has the brittle self-confidence of a true Wykehamist

The closure of grammar schools entrenched privilege

Dreams of dispensing with the school run

The last thing we should do is make them more expensive