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"Why don't you take your socks and feet off and put them in a bowl of hot water?"

76 per cent Of pupils whose parents were in professional or managerial occupations got five or more GCSE grades A* to C in 2004

Source: National Statistics

"Shut your turks in"

33 per cent

Of pupils whose parents were in unskilled manual jobs achieved five or more GCSE grades A* to C in 2004

Source: National Statistics

"We're not going to hang around and wait for your balls to drop"

Two Year 7 boys fail to respond to the end of a throwing-catching session in drama.

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