Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Industry operators generally provide education to students between 11 and 18 years of age. The majority of schools are funded by the government or by local education authorities, although the industry also includes privately funded independent schools, which are expected to be the main driver of industry growth over the five years through 2016-17. The majority of secondary schools are either academies, which are state-funded but operate independently of local authority control, or maintained schools, which are controlled by local authorities. Both operate according to government guidelines and are therefore directly influenced by government policy... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The low level of industry concentration, as well as the nature of the industry, means that establishments are distributed in a similar pattern to the population. State secondary education services are provided by the devolved governments of the United Kingdom and administered by local authorities. The population of school-aged children in a given area influences the location of schools, as school attendance is compulsory until the age of 16.
The geographic spread of secondary schools varies between types of schools. The ISC census for 2015 stated that approximately 29% of privately funded schools in United Kingdom are located in the South East, which is high compared with other regions. Whi.. purchase to read more