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By September 28, 2011

 C4's new hit observational documentary which our own Michael Harrowes edited has been gathering a great deal of praise…..catch the next episode this Thursday at 9pm on C4.

“This programme is totally absorbing and extraordinary.”
BBC Radio 4

“I am obsessed with Educating Essex. I love it so much I worry that my frenzied anticipation of the next episode might make my head burst.”
Time Out

It's superb fly-on-the-wall film making – shocking yet funny. “
Radio Times

This is pure, observational unobtrusive documentary – designed to show what life is really like in a modern secondary school. This is reality, which is kind of what you want in reality TV.”
The Guardian

“Anyone expecting to be horrified by this portrait of life in a modern school would have been disappointed by the first offering, this school is a place where the grown-ups were in charge and having a rather good time while they were at it.”
The Daily Express 

“What emerged was an even-handed portrait of the dynamic between teachers and pupils that was a world away from feral youth shock-horror headlines.Star of the show was deputy head Mr Drew, a Weetabix chomping, Pogues-singing ball of energy who single-handedly restored lost faith in the teaching profession.”
London Metro