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"How do you know about sex, Miss?"

A girl in Year 8 is surprised to be told the facts of life by her teacher.

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The percentage of looked- after children in England who obtained at least five GCSEs at grades A*-C in 2005. Source: DfES

"Can we play with the jails?"

A little girl wants to play with the 3D shapes, including the prism.

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The percentage of all pupils who obtained at least five GCSEs at grades A*-C in 2005. Source: DfES

"When it's my birthday."

A girl responds to her teacher asking when she would be four.

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