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
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The United Kingdom has almost 20,000 primary schools that enrol approximately 5 million children. Publicly funded state schools, free schools and academies enrol approximately 93% of primary school students, so industry revenue is mostly derived from government funding. Government funding is generally tied to the number of school enrolments, which strongly correlates with the school-age population. Funding is either distributed directly to establishments, or through Local Education Authorities (LEAs). The other 7% of primary school students are enrolled in privately funded independent schools... purchase to read more