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4,080 - Number of teachers aged 25-29 leaving the profession in England in the year to March 2006. - Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Was he that guy who got shot in the eye on a wooden boat?" - A pupil is asked: who is Nelson Mandela?

2,000 - Number of teachers aged 40-44 leaving the profession in England in the year to March 2006. - Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Stripping and pole dancing." - Slightly worrying science exam answer to the question: "what can an adult do that a child can't"

6,540 - Number of teachers aged 55-59 leaving the profession in England in the year to March 2006. - Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families.

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