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Episode 2

This is the story of the golden age of the grammar schools in the 1950s and 60s and their sudden demise. They gave talented children from modest backgrounds, like Michael Wood, Neil Kinnock and Edwina Currie, the chance to go to the very best schools in the country. This revealing history explains how and why the grammar schools were suddenly phased out by the very people who had benefited from them.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Thu 9 Jul 2015 02:55


Role Contributor
ProducerSteve Humphries
DirectorSteve Humphries