The three 'stories' that we hear of very little in the mainstream media are:
a) the experience of people who went to Secondary Modern Schools
b) the experience of working class kids who went to grammar schools and got chucked out before doing O-levels (we keep hearing about the ones who succeeded) and
c) kids from poor backgrounds who went (or go) to comps and who succeed.
(If you want to contribute to a blog about a) the people who went to Secondary Modern Schools, please go to: