Eton and Westminster among eight schools dominating Oxbridge

Eton and Westminster among eight schools dominating Oxbridge
 

Eight top schools in the UK get as many pupils into the universities of Oxford and Cambridge as three-quarters of all schools and colleges together, according to new research.
Over a three-year period the eight leading schools – which are mainly in the independent sector – sent 1,310 of their students to Oxbridge, while 2,900 schools, each with two or fewer acceptances, sent 1,220 pupils in total.
The research showed that high-flying pupils from state schools were far less likely to apply to Oxbridge than their peers in the private sector, and were less likely to be successful when they did... read more

 
7 December 2018 in Learning, Views: 62
Source: Guardian
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