The return to offices and classes is tapering demand for online-only private schools which gained popularity at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. But providers are forging ahead with this model as they believe it has potential to attract millions of pupils, especially at the lower end of the market. 

Virtual schools, most offering private education,  provide pupils with a flexible, convenient and less costly option compared to traditional bricks-and-mortar private learning centres. ..

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