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Primary Education in the UK: Market Research Report

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Primary Education Market Research Report | SIC P85.200 | Mar 2015

School work: Revenue is expected to increase as the government prioritises education

The Primary Education market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£32bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
523,615
Businesses
19,682
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Primary Education industry consists of almost 20,000 schools throughout the United Kingdom. Approximately 93% of primary school pupils attend state funded schools and academies, with the remaining enrolled at independent schools. Education funding is fairly safeguarded from external economic shocks and, although the recession dampened growth in education funding, no radical changes to primary education budgets have been made. This has aided the Primary Education industry by creating a relatively stable operating environment.

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.

Maintained 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

 


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What is the Primary Education Industry?

Operators in the industry provide education and academic courses for children aged between four and 11. Primary schools cover the foundation stage and Key Stages one and two, which provide students with an elementary understanding of core subjects. Most primary schools are publicly funded and do not charge tuition, but the industry does include privately funded independent schools.

Industry Products
Maintained schoolsAcademiesIndependent schoolsSpecial schools
 
Industry Activities
Operating primary schools


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