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98

The percentage of infants (five, six, seven-year-olds) who are in classes of 30 pupils or fewer, as of January 2006.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Look at that frog. He's giving his friend a piggy back."

A reception child searches the pond for frog spawn.

26

The average size of a primary school class in England taught by one teacher in 2007.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Daddies have got eyes in the back of their heads."

A three-year-old girl explains how a daddy would know a rabbit, now safely back in its hutch, had managed to get out and cause havoc.

21

The average size of a secondary school class in England taught by one teacher in 2007.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

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