Emma Thompson

The hidden private school fees

  • From Spectator Life

Are you totting up the cost of school fees? Are you turning your piggy bank upside down, white-faced? Yes, the cost of private education is the ultimate first-world problem. But even among the ‘haves’, some are luckier than others.

The global super-rich pay school fees from lavish earnings or trust funds.

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