Topic of the week: private schooling | Herald Scotland

I was delighted to wake up this morning to find that my letter was Topic of the week: private schooling in The Sunday Herald.

R. H. Tawney


Rather than add more to that, for the moment, I thought I’d put in some of the references to things


Holman, B. ‘What can we do to blunt the power of public schools?’ in The Sunday Herald, Letters, (22.02.15), p.33

Husband Powton, A. (26.08.2014) ‘Subsidising Social Apartheid’, Huffington Post,, accessed 16-02-15

Ritchie, J. (25.09.2012) A Private Education, QuickNote, The Jimmy Reid Foundation,, accessed 16.02.15

Smith, E.C. ‘The Power of Posh’ in The Sunday Herald, (15.02.15), p.23-24

Tawney, R.H.  (1964) ‘The Problem of the Public Schools’ (1943) in The Radical Tradition: Twelve Essays on Politics, Education and Literature, Minerva Press, London, pp.52-69


‘R. H. Tawney’, By Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science (R.H. Tawney, c1920s  Uploaded by calliopejen1) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons,, accessed 01.03.15

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