Private schools ‘no longer have to give free places to poor pupils’

Private schools will no longer be required to provide free and subsidised places to pupils from poor families under major new guidelines for charities published today.

The new guidelines give schools complete freedom to decide how to open up to the poor, suggesting they can run A-level master-classes for deprived pupils, send teachers to state schools and share their playing fields to meet the requirements.

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