Ethnic minority groups constitute 26% of all undergraduate students in England. However, they are less likely to attend Russell Group Universities, with the Black group particularly under-represented
“What struck us most was the sheer level of acceptance but also exhaustion in the Black community, for people so young to be so tainted by this.
government responses to inner-city youth rebellions and moral panics over serious youth violence and knife crime have led to black pupils disproportionately being sent to pupil referral units (PRU) and alternative provision (AP).
Years 7 and 8 are the first two years of secondary education. In some independent schools they are included in the Junior School, in others, they are part of the Senior School.