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.
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