Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Primary Education industry teaches almost 5 million students across the United Kingdom. The industry does cover independent schools, but 93% of primary school pupils attend state-funded schools, including academies and free schools. Independent schools enrol the remaining 300,000 pupils. Primary schools have largely been spared from the spending cuts announced by the government in late 2010. Funding has risen throughout the five years from 2009-10 in nominal terms. However, this translated into minor decreases in real revenue over the three years though 2012-13.
The government has converted a number of local authority-maintained primary schools into academies, which are centrally funded... purchase to read more
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England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland each run their own educational systems. The school categorisations discussed are used in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Scotland, however, divides its schools into local schools, special schools and denominational schools. There are no academies in Scotland. Primary schools can be broadly divided into state-funded and independent schools.
Publicly funded or maintained primary schools enrol 93% of British children. Most primary schools are funded by the state, administered by a local authority and offer a mainstream education curriculum. This group includes community schools, voluntary schools and foundation schools... purchase to read more