Schools vow to back 'Open Access'

Press Association
School kids taking exams
School kids taking exams

A large number of independent schools have pledged to open their doors to talented pupils from non-privileged backgrounds if the Government agrees to pay part of their fees.

The high-performing institutions said they wanted to admit bright children regardless of family income, arguing the move would be the "single biggest policy step" towards boosting social mobility.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%