Zanna Meynell, a Year 13 pupil at Monkton School, discusses her experience attending an independent school for her sixth form years. She writes how her preconception that independent school pupils must be 'posh and entitled is entirely inaccurate'.
Julie Robinson, chief executive of the Independent Schools Council, uses the latest Census data to set the record straight about some of the myths surrounding independent schools…
In the next "myth-busting" blog, Tracey Wilson, the headmistress of St John's Priory School, helps to debunk the idea that “all private schools are alike”.
As the myth-busting continues, Daniela Szmigielska Shanly, proprietor of Beech Lodge School in Berkshire, writes about her school for young people who are unable to achieve their potential in a conventional school setting.
In the next "myth-busting" blog, the head of Colfe's School, Richard Russell, counters the view that “independent schools operate in their own little bubbles”.
The ISC is running a series of "myth-busting" blogs to tackle common misconceptions about independent schools. Here, Harry Arnison, a pupil at The Grammar School at Leeds, debunks the idea that "independent schools are only for the wealthy elite".