• micro theory
  • how people define situations differently
  • interested in how humans relate/interact with each other and the effects of this 

ideal pupil  

  1. female
  2. white
  3. middle class


  • Created by: Ellie-ma
  • Created on: 05-03-14 19:47

class difference

  • children from middle class backgrounds are found to perform better than the working class
  • the class gap achievement grows wider as children get older
  • middle class children do better at GCSE, stay longer in full time education and more likely to go to uni
  • higher the class the greater the achievement
  • GCSE--->middle class more likely to get 5 A*-C

catchment areas
abolishment of EMA
ideal student
symbolic violence
increased uni fees
reasons for social class differences in achievement 
1) internal -inside school 
2) external - outside school  

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