Sean Coughlan covers the Sutton Trust’s private tuition polling in the BBC.
“More than a quarter of secondary school pupils in England and Wales have received private tuition, according to research published by the Sutton Trust.
The highest levels are in London – with 41% of secondary pupils getting extra lessons outside of school, it says.
The social-mobility charity is calling for financial support for disadvantaged families to have access to tutoring.
“With costs of at least £25 per session, many parents can’t afford it,” said charity founder Sir Peter Lampl.
The annual report from the Sutton Trust tracks the prevalence of parents paying for tuition.”