Warning for independents

28th October 2005 at 01:00
Private schools in the Midlands and north of England will face problems finding pupils over the next five years because of falling birth-rates, a report by the Independent Schools Council has warned.

Researchers said the decline would hit industrial cities such as Liverpool, Leeds and Hull the worst. In contrast, independents in the south will escape the decline partly because of migration from northern cities.

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