Keystone Founder and Director, Will Orr-Ewing, wrote a piece that was published today by the Financial Times. Will's article considered whether state or private schools are the best option for expats.
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6 December, 2023
Westminster School is one of the older independent schools in the UK. It was originally a charity school founded by Benedictine of Westminster Abbey. Its existence ensured its survival during the dissolution of the monasteries in 1540 and his daughter Elizabeth I re-founded the school in 1560. Today, Westminster educates 750 students and has two entrance points, in Year 9 and Year 12.
6 December, 2023
Rugby school is a historic, well-established, co-educational school that is steeped in tradition and is probably best known as the birthplace of the sports that shares its name. The school has been educating children since 1567 and went fully co-educational in 1992. Rugby has always been at the forefront of innovation in teaching methods. The popular Extended Project Qualification was developed here, and academic facilities are outstanding, in particular for Languages and Sciences.
5 December, 2023
The Spectator produced a fascinating table listing the various figures showing which schools achieved the most Oxbridge offers last year. Over the years, both universities have increased the proportion of acceptances from state schools, reaching 69%, a significant increase from 52% reported in 2000. Among the 80 schools considered, 33 are independent, 26 are grammar or partially selective, 18 are sixth-form colleges and three are comprehensives or academies.