Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Primary Education industry consists of approximately 20,000 schools throughout the United Kingdom. Approximately 93% of primary school pupils attend state-funded schools and academies, with the remainder 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 that had previously been maintained by local authorities into academies, which are centrally funded... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Approximately 5 million children are enrolled in approximately 20,000 primary schools across the United Kingdom. Because publicly funded state schools, free schools and academies enrol approximately 93% of primary school students, 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 via Local Education Authorities (LEAs). The other 7% of primary school students are enrolled in privately funded independent schools. The.. purchase to read more