Is Britain a socially mobile nation?

Lights (image)Find out with the latest annual report form the Social Mobility Commission it finds in terms of education, earnings and housing  significant and often growing disadvantages between rich and poor. One of the key findings page 124 ‘While a private school student has a 1 in 20 chance of entering Oxbridge, a student from a poor background still has odds closer to 1 in 1,500’

Other reports on educational inequality this week include: Class differences: Ethnicity and disadvantage from the Sutton Trust which found that White working class pupils achieve the lowest grades at GCSE of any main ethnic group, with just a quarter of boys and a third of girls achieving 5 good GCSEs.


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