Here David talks about the expectations within his school and society.
Aspirations and Expectations
Here Miro talks about the influence his parents had on his school’s expectations.
Here Christine talks about the low expectations she experienced on her Secretarial Course
Here Clenton talks about the low expectations his teachers had for him and his classmates.
Here Jamie describes attitudes about achievement within his school.
Here Paul describes finding a higher standard of teaching when visiting the mainstream school.
Here Sue describes how the classes were arranged into categories in her school.
Nadia talks about mainstream.
Here Belinda describes her anxieties about the Eleven Plus exam.
Here John describes the low aspirations people had of him throughout his life.
Here Roger remembers being denied the opportunity of a family trip.
Here Samantha describes people having low expectations of her.
Lack of Opportunity
Here Micheline talks about being denied her place at the local grammar school.
Here Mavis talks about being denied entry to her local grammar school.
Here Clenton describes how he wasn’t allowed to take exams.
Here Ronald talks about having no certification for exams from his school days.
Here Maresa talks about being isolated in a unit within a mainstream secondary school.
Nadia talks about her experiences of inaccessible exams.