Education of international students in UK independent schools

International parents are often keenly interested in the facts and figures of UK Independent Schools. So, what does “independent school” mean?

Independent schools are private schools that are overseen by a board of governors or trustees. But independent schools are not traditional private schools. A private school can be run by a for-profit company, a non-profit company, or a church or some other non-governmental organization. Conversely, an independent school is considered private, but is run by a board of governors or trustees that is independent (hence the name) of any other entities. READ MORE