Social class and educational achievement

I’ve moved this essay plan to my new site – – It you’re here for A level resources, you’ll probably find that whole site more relevant, this one’s more eclectic. 

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2 thoughts on “Social class and educational achievement”

  1. this is so useful!! one question I need for my sociology essay is, define what is meant by home factors??? please help

    thanks in advance

  2. Hi – In the context of education ‘home factors’ refers to anything about a child’s home-background that might affect their education – cramped living conditions, access to a PC etc… Cld be material or cultural

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