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Katherine Norkett’s story

Katherine Norkett and her husband chose to educate their two daughters privately at Churcher’s College in Petershead, Hampshire. Katherine had experienced an independent education and she wanted her girls to have the same advantages she enjoyed. She was first prompted to investigate protecting her daughter’s school fees when her husband’s cousin died suddenly at the age of 48. Mr Norkett was the...

£3,000 that changed a life

The School Fees Charitable Trust helps parents when they need it the most In today’s world, £3,000 is rarely thought of as a life-changing sum of money, but grants of this amount or a similar size from the School Fees Charitable Trust can do exactly that. Changing schools at any time can be incredibly hard for children. Changing schools just before important exams, that have a huge bearing on the...

Celebrating the modern dad

Much has been written about how the role of women has changed over the past generation. Women have far more options open to them than ever before. More women are not just working, they are employed in senior roles. Female undergraduates now outnumber their male counterparts. The recent General Election underlined this shift. The Conservatives, SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens all have female...