private education ends
fees don't cover costs
n.b. St John’s RC College, Southsea, “Permanently closed“. So much for educating the boys of the Portsmouth diocese.
Buildings established to ensure one group of children got a decent education in a densely populated port, now vacant, after it went private and educated fee-payers’ children from around the world.
Meanwhile, the need for school buildings and sports facilities in the city remains high, but these falling into disrepair.