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9,170

Number of permanent exclusions from primary, secondary and special schools in England in 200506 (12 pupils in every 1,000).

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"I still need to debrief Miss Jones"

A headteacher is keen to make sure a teacher who can't make the staff meeting doesn't miss out.

80

Percentage of permanent exclusions in England that are boys.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Don't be such a wet dream"

A teacher shouts at a sulky boy across a crowded dining room.

3.5

The average number of days of a fixed-period exclusion from maintained secondary schools in England.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

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