Public School

I Went Back to My School After 12 Years and Shone a Light in a Dark Place

Jojo Furnival | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

I didn't have a happy time at school. I was clever, and bored most of the time so I became rebellious. Smoking became interesting, as did drinking. After my GCSE's I changed schools, being awarded a music scholarship to a well-known boarding school.

The #NYFW Instagram Diary of an Editor That Never Quite Made It to Instagram

Serena Guen | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Serena Guen

Fashion Week is getting faster. Shows that are not livestreamed, are immediately shared with the world via social media. However, those who are lucky enough to sit in the front row have to be slightly discerning as to what they upload; while hundreds of photos are uploaded over Fashion Month, there are many of those that don't quite make the cut.

Are Private Schools Undermining State Education in the UK?

Megan Hughes | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Hughes

A child's background, and particularly their economic situation, should never determine their education and ultimately their future. Sadly, for many young people in modern Britain, this is still very much the case.

Public Schoolboy Died After Inhaling Laughing Gas, Devastated Sister Reveals

PA | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A public schoolboy died after inhaling laughing gas with his friends, his devastated sister has revealed. Promising art student Joseph Benett, 17, ...

What Makes a Snob?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

When faced with pressure or adversity, such as not being allowed to leave Downing Street through the important gate, the people of independent means - spoilt brats you might call them - are more prone to hissy fits like Mitchell.

Make the Most of it, Kids

Dale Bilson | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Dale Bilson

Learning your AS Level Organic Chemistry is tough, I admit, and yes, those shoes are pretty hideous, but that's nothing compared to what's waiting for you.

Should The State Pay For Poor Pupils To Go Private?

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Taxpayers should fund bright children from poor backgrounds to attend private school, an education charity has declared. Sir Peter Lampl, chairman ...

'People Like Us': Private Schools Could Cause Social Divisions

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Private schooling can create a "people like us" attitude that may lead to a social segregation, according to research conducted by Geoffrey Evans and ...