Independent school fees four times as high as 1990

Killik & Co research shows average UK private school fees have quadrupled in the last 15 years

A top-quality education is arguably the best investment a parent can make for their child – but are more parents being priced out of the market?

Killik & Co recently commissioned its second report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) on the cost of private education. According to the Cebr, the annual increase in school fees over the last year has been 3.7% – well above the rate of general inflation. Over an education of 14 years, the total sum for a day school, with educational extras, has risen from £271,000 for a child starting in 2014 to £286,000 for a child starting in 2015.

Take a look at the infographic to find out more.

Infographic courtest of Killik & Co

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