The government stands accused of losing the battle to save troubled schools.
Behind the headlines, ministers are pinning their hopes on a new initiative being pioneered in South LONDON.
This two-part series follows the progress of the Charter School, formed after the closure of Dulwich High School for Boys - one of the country's most troubled comprehensives.
Series following the fortunes of a South LONDON secondary school, set up to replace a failing school, which opened its doors to pupils a year ago.
Return of the series following the fortunes of a South LONDON secondary school, set up to replace a failing school.
The original intake of 11-year olds prepare for the SATS exams.
The first in a new series charting a brave experiment in Education, the launch of a new secondary school on the site of a failing one, SATS exams and an OFSTED Inspection loom, whilst the original intake of eleven year olds must also cope with becoming teenagers.
Concluding programme following the progress of the Charter School, formed after the closure of Dulwich High School for Boys - one of the country's most troubled comprehensives.
Headteacher Pam Bowmaker attempts to get a team in place ready for the first intake of pupils.
A series charting the launch of a new school, which sees teachers dealing with the problem of school refusers - children unwilling or unable to turn up for lessons.
Head teacher Pam Bowmaker contends with discipline problems.
This edition looks at how the school deals with children with special needs.
In the final part of the series, headteacher Pam Bowman continues in the task of restoring confidence in state education in an area which has seen its secondary school closed down after a string of critical Ofsted reports.
She prepares for the first day of term in the school she is launching from scratch.
Series following the fortunes of a new South LONDON secondary school.
Pupils prepare for their SATS exams and celebrate the end of another successful year.