Londoners 4x more likely to have tutors than the Welsh

A study has found that secondary school pupils in the capital are around four times more likely to have private tuition outside of school than those living in Wales.

The regional breakdowns identified by the study are as follows:

  • London - two in five (40%)
  • East England - two in five (37%)
  • South-East England - three in ten (27%)
  • Wales - one in ten (9%)
  • North-East England - one in ten (8%)

Read: Almost a quarter of schoolchildren 'have private tutors'

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Poll: 24% of pupils have tutors

Almost a quarter of secondary school pupils now have private tutors, according to a survey by education charity The Sutton Trust. The poll found that young people in the capital are four times more likely to have private tuition than those in Wales.