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"It is now time for private school students, committed to building a better future for all young people, to use their privilege and voice to pressure these institutions." Fionn McFadden investigates potential solutions to Oxford's state-private school disparity.
"It’s hard not to develop a chip on your shoulder when you remember the embarrassment you felt when someone in a velvet suit, with a disgusted curl of their lip, tells you that you’re using the wrong cutlery at a formal dinner."
In May 2020, Oxford celebrated as the proportion of state-educated students at the university hit 62.3%. In a triumphant foreword to the Annual Admissions...
Research by the social mobility charity upReach shared with Cherwell has begun to reveal the tangible effects of the grading approach used by Ofqual...
"These improvements are more about chipping away at a weight on an imbalanced scale rather than levelling it."
In 2018, there were 13 English private schools that each sent more children to Oxford than the entire Scottish state school system.
Fewer than 25% of Oxford classicists attended UK state schools.
Just 2.8 per cent of the University’s intake were from students who live in areas classified as the most difficult to engage in higher education