Up shot a hand in the front row.
"Ones with words," squeaked a girl from Reception.
Year 7 was discussing morality when one member of the class put up his hand. "What does losing your validity mean?" asked a bemused boy.
* I recently accompanied a group of Year 3 children on a school trip to London. While they were looking around Westminster Abbey, a voice came over the loudspeaker exhorting all visitors to the cathedral to observe a few moments of silence to listen to a prayer. In the brief pause that followed the prayer, a small voice asked: "Was that God?"