I am your working-class girl. FSM, raised by a single parent for some years on benefits. I’m proud to be working class and I’m proud to say I have grafted hard to end up where I am.
I could only dream of studying at a private school where fees range from between £10,000 to £80,000 for a year’s education.
Now, I find myself working in an academy (state) that is sponsored by a private (independent) school and I am fascinated by the cross-over between the two sectors.
I have had the privilege of being at Wellington College this week to accompany 25 of my pupils at an Easter revision…
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