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33,892 - The number of schools - nursery, primary, secondary and special - in the UK, 2007.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Reincarnation." - Year 6 boy names the process that changes ice to water.

9,812,600 - The total number of pupils in UK schools, 2007.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Isn't that when you get hit on the head?" - Year 8 girl in music lesson is asked to define percussion.

519,800 - The total number of full-time qualified teachers in UK, 2006.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families.

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