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 well safeguarded from external economic shocks and no radical changes to primary education budgets have been made, despite recently fluctuating economic conditions. This has supported the Primary Education industry by creating a relatively stable operating environment.
The government has converted a number of primary schools which had previously been maintained by local authorities into academies, which are centrally funded... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a low level of concentration and no single player accounts for more than 1% of revenue. The three largest primary education providers contribute collectively to 0.8% of industry revenue. Primary schools are designed to serve local communities by providing education for all children aged between four and 11. There are over 19,000 primary schools spread across the United Kingdom, roughly in line with the population distribution. The number of schools in any area is limited by the size of the resident school-age population and there are limited benefits available to larger schools. Small and medium-size schools are believed to deliver a better education because they can create a community atmosphere and students tend to have better access to their teachers... purchase to read more