Educating the East End

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Playground high jinks, inspirational lessons and life-changing friendships and events, from Frederick Bremer School in East London

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Playground high jinks, inspirational lessons and life-changing friendships and events, from Frederick Bremer School in East London

Series 1 Summary

Playground high jinks, inspirational lessons and life-changing friendships and events, from Frederick Bremer School in East London

  • Episode 1

    Educating returns for a series at a new school in London, celebrating the same universal themes of adolescence, learning and friendships. This episode meets the school's newest teacher.

  • Episode 2

    This time at Frederick Bremer School in East London it's all about the boys, and Head Teacher Jenny Smith is determined to set two strong-minded pupils off on the right path

  • Episode 3

    Election fever hits Frederick Bremer School as the pupils get on the campaign trail and vote for Head Boy and Girl. Will they vote for the confident candidates or the self-confessed geeks?

  • Episode 4

    This episode explores how the teachers help students leave family dramas outside the school gates, and meets the support worker whose own experiences help her communicate with the pupils

  • Episode 5

    Home support worker Emma tries to help Louie, whose attendance record is getting worse as he struggles to make friends. And Charlie's band prepare to play in front of 200 other pupils.

  • Episode 6

    GCSEs are looming and the pressure is on for Year 11. But the girls in particular have other things playing on their minds: friendships, the prom, and, most prominently, boys.

  • Episode 7

    GCSEs are approaching, and motivating the students to revise for exams is always a tall order for teachers, but there are two boys in particular at Frederick Bremer who urgently need to knuckle down

  • Episode 8

    This final, heart-warming episode explores the school's autism provision and meets Year Ten student Christopher, who is on the autism spectrum

Educating the East End synopsis

Playground high jinks, inspirational lessons and life-changing friendships and events, from Frederick Bremer School in East London

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