Pip, a poor uneducated boy, works as an apprentice blacksmith for his sister’s husband. Pip has got a serious dilemma. He’s in love with the beautiful, arrogant Estella, and will do anything to win her heart, but how? Then, one day, opportunity knocks on his door, when a secret benefactor offers him ‘great expectations’ – an education and the life of a gentleman. Who is Pip’s generous benefactor, and will Pip's great expectations help him win Estella's heart?
Cross-curricular focus: Social History