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"Are those guys from Oxfam still around?'

A Year 8 pupil wants to know if the school inspectors are still in town.

pound;20,040 Average salary of men gaining qualified teacher status in 2004, teaching full-time in maintained schools by March 2005. Source: DfES

"Stir it?"

A Year 6 pupil comes up with a suggestion for how to raise the temperature in the classroom during a science lesson.

pound;19,680

Average salary of women gaining qualified teacher status in 2004, teaching full-time in maintained schools by March 2005. Source: DfES

"Bounty."

A Year 3 child shows the power of advertising when asked to come up with the word for a material that soaks up liquid.

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