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Hidden Curriculum
A hidden curriculum is a side effect of an education, "[lessons] which are learned but not openly intended" such as the transmission of norms, values, and beliefs conveyed in the classroom and the social environment
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Formal curriculum
The planned programme of what to teach students. Eg - reading and writing
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Meritocracy
the idea of a society based on merit
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Comprehensive schools
State school based on academic achievement, funded by government and tried to destroy class divide created by tripartite system
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Independent/private/public schools
People pay privately to go there, higher pass rates, seen as better by many, non-government and they choose their students
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Grammar schools
Offered an academic curriculum and access to non-manual jobs as well as higher education. They were for pupil with academic ability who passed the 11+ exams. Mainly middle class
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Academies and Free schools
The control is given from the central government to the school and run by faith organisations, parents, teachers or businesses rather than local authorities.
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The planned programme of what to teach students. Eg - reading and writing

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Formal curriculum

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the idea of a society based on merit

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State school based on academic achievement, funded by government and tried to destroy class divide created by tripartite system

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People pay privately to go there, higher pass rates, seen as better by many, non-government and they choose their students

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