Introductory Task. What additional costs do parents have to pay in order for their children to do well in school? List these items and make up a budget. Halifax Building Society (2006). A private education for a child between the ages of three to 18, will cost £326,000.
What additional costs do parents have to pay in order for their children to do well in school?
List these items and make up a budget.
To what extent do Material factors explain different attainment levels between social groups?
Can poverty alone explain educational failure?
Why is it important to understand the effects of deprivation?
Difficult working conditions
Low pay work
Prejudice and discrimination
Fewer ‘useful’ contacts
What have been research findings in this area?
Describe two government policies designed to support poor children in education
How does a higher family income assist a pupil from a middle class background?
Staying rich and comfortable
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