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"I'm praying for the headteacher while she is on her eternity leave."

A Year 5 pupil composes his prayers in class.

1.7

The percentage of teachers in maintained schools in England who are black.

(January 2006).Source: DfES

"To learn to solve problems involving length, mass and captivity."

A Year 6 boy sets out his learning objectives at the start of his maths lesson.

4.4

The percentage of pupils in maintained schools in England who are black.

(January 2006).

Source: DfES

"Boys, is it really necessary for you to play with each other's equipment?"

A teacher tells off two Year 8 boys for messing around with their rulers and pens.

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