Fact fiction

28th September 2007 at 01:00
30. The percentage of 15-year-olds entering at least one GCSE in a modern foreign language in Welsh schools in 2006. Source: Welsh Assembly

"The apocalypse!"

Year 5 boy answers the question: "What do you call it when the Moon moves in front of the Sun?"


The percentage of modern foreign language entries at A-level in Welsh schools in 2006 that were by girls. Source: Welsh Assembly

"The number 2 looks like a swan."

Year 1 girl is asked to spot a pattern in a numeracy lesson.


The number of A-level examination entries in Chinese by 17-year-olds in Welsh schools in 2006. Source: Welsh Assembly

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