Pip expresses that he is a common boy and wants to change that. He seeks schooling from Mr Wopsle’s Great Aunt but she is too busy with her own chores and sleeping. Biddy, Pips friend agrees to teach him and also teach the whole village. After school he goes to find Joe and finds Mr Wopsle and a strange man with him.The strange man seems to recognise Pip. Pip joins them and and the man asks him many questions. Suddenly he notices the strange man pull out a file, the file he got for the convict, and stir his drink. When they leave Pip is given a small amount of money by the man. Joe tries to return the money.