An article was posted by The Telegraph says that Camden School for Girls is charging its students for up to £100 for services on Oxford and Cambridge applications. This service which is free in the past involving teachers checking the pupils’ forms for “accuracy” and providing an official “confirmation of qualifications”. The school had to start charging parents because of recent cuts from the Government to state schools.

A mother said in a local newspaper: “I and other parents are outraged. I’ve never heard of any other state school that says they will only provide a reference if paid a fee. The school should be bending over backwards to help children get to university, not charging them to do so.”

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