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SOLVED: Children's/YA > SOLVED. 1990s (late 1980s?) YA sci fi - social castes, schoolboy gets 100% on a test and becomes a Tech, there are also Ests. [s]

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Ediacaran | 6 comments I probably read this book in the 1990s so I am assuming it was teen/young adult sci-fi/dystopian.

It started with a schoolboy graduating and sitting a test to determine his future social group. He thought he was going to be an Est (there was a rhyme "I'll be an Est because Ests are best, right down to their sodden wooly vests" or similar) but he got 100% and became a Tech which meant he actually got insight into the way his society worked.

I have a vague memory that he escaped something/somebody by running through a fence?


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Ayshe | 4117 comments Futuretrack 5 maybe?


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Ediacaran | 6 comments That is exactly it! Thank you so much!


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