Witness: Mohamad at Eton, 2011

In this documentary made by Shehani Fernando for Al Jazeera, we follow one boy’s journey from a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, to Eton College, one of the UK’s most prestigious public boarding schools.

Source: Al Jazeera English, Youtube

Educating Yorkshire, 2013 (Episode 1)

With a student population that is almost exactly half white-British and half British-Asian, this Channel 4 documentary about Thornhill Academy near Dewsbury in Yorkshire offers a fascinating insight into school life in the UK in 2013.

Source: Yearbook, Youtube

Excluded: Kicked Out of School, 2015 (Episode 1)

With over 4,500 children permanently excluded or subjected to a managed move from secondary schools across west London in Britain every year, this BBC series goes inside one of the country’s largest secondary alternative provision (AP) academies, Bridge AP Academy, to find out what happens next.

Source: Debby Sison, Youtube

School Swap: The Class Divide, 2015 (Episode 1)

In a unique experiment, a private head, his state school counterpart and six of their pupils spend a week in each other’s worlds. This ITV documentary series aimed to explore whether going private really gives students a first class advantage, and whether a state education means second-rate.

Source: The Overlord Girl, Youtube