10/10 On the eve of her 11-plus, the exam seems to be the least of Meena's worries.
9/10 Tough times for Meena, with a stay in hospital and major changes in her circle of friends.
8/10 With Meena and Anita back on track, the girls begin to tackle the tricky subject of sex.
7/10 Meena is called on to help with baby Sunil and sets about healing the rift with Anita.
6/10 Meena visits a fortune teller who foretells things about her relationship with Anita.
5/10 Meena's mother finally gives birth, and she decides to form a gang with Anita.
4/10 It's a busy time for Meena with Diwali and the fair coming to town.
3/10 Meena faces racial abuse and is shocked to learn a piece of major family news.
2/10 During the long summer break from school, Meena is desperate to be accepted by her peers.
1/10 Meera Syal reads her own novel about Meena, growing up in a 1970s Black Country village.