5: Lessons In Class | The Middle Classes: Their Rise And Sprawl

This program compares the country's oldest school, Winchester College, with a local comprehensive to illustrate the importance of education to the success of the middle classes.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 49'11''
  • Broadcast year: 2001
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | How has the UK education system changed? | The diversity of educational provision: Government policies from 1988 onwards, including vocational and work-based training. Ideological influences on government educational policy: New Right; social democratic. The impact of educational policies on: inclusion, access to education and opportunities; gender, class, ethnicity; competition, diversity and choice; raising standards.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Middle Classes...Their Rise And Sprawl
  • Episode: Lessons In Class