1.1 Ethnicity: a person's
based on factors such
as religion and
1.2 Educational achievement: how
well a student progresses in school
and how well they do as a result.
1.3 May be seen to be a link between the
two: e.g. a smaller percentage of
Pakistani, black and Bangladeshi
children gain five or more GCSEs than
the white population, but Indian and
Chinese children do better.
1.3.1 However, people might argue
ethnicity is not the only factor.
2 B1: Cultural Factors
2.1 this refers to language
differences in the home that
create a barrier in
2.1.1 e.g. a child is less likely to
understand things at school if
they find the language difficult.
2.2.1 parents' language barriers mean that they
are unable to have good communication
with their child's school.
188.8.131.52 However this does not seem to affect the higher
education levels of Indian and Chinese children.