Class | A Question Of Equality
Patrick Nuttgens introduces the first of five programmes which examines our educational system and asks whether it is fair.Tweet
Unequal Opportunities With John Humphrys
John Humphrys examines the reasons behind the stark educational attainment gap between advantaged and disadvantaged pupils, which has stubbornly refused to narrow, despite the pledge made by successive governments to put education at the top of the political agenda.
The Primary captures a term in the life of Welford Primary School, a thriving school with pupils from 17 different ethnic backgrounds. The film follows headmaster Chris Smith and the pupils at Welford revealing what life is like for nine-year-old Nathaniel, 11-year-old Aleyx and their diverse peer group, Mariam, Saubia, Conrad and Xhosa.