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"Hard ones last a long time if you look after them."

A teacher praises a Year 7 pupil for buying a hardback French dictionary.

3,367

Number of state secondary schools in England by September 2007. Source: DfCSF

"Carrots are made in a factory and then they are taken to a place where they put the tops on."

A reception child explains where carrots come from.

340

Number of non-specialist comprehensive schools in England by September 2007. Source: DfCSF

"The freezer."

A Year 3 boy explains where sausages come from.

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