What do they have to hide? That boarding for preteens and early teens is in terminal decline after years of sexual assaults and child abuse?
“Six things we learned about private schools at this year’s HMC conference”
6)…But they like their privacy
Much of the discussion at the conference was held behind closed doors, with journalists not allowed to attend. Requests to attend discussions on the future of boarding schools, on how schools can improve pupils’ wellbeing and on the marking of this summer’s IGCSEs were all turned down on the grounds that sensitive information might be discussed.