Fact fiction

16th February 2007 at 00:00
"Where's Winnie the Witch?" "She's in a meeting with the head."

A teaching assistant mistakes an inquiry about a picture book for a request to see the teacher.


The percentage of pupils on free school meals achieving five A*-C GCSEs in 2006. Source: DfES

"I asked you to shit quietly."

A teacher has difficulty calming a class down.


The percentage of pupils not on free school meals achieving five A*-C GCSEs in 2006. Source: DfES

"Food that is left for some time and not served can lead to bad things like semolina."

An answer in an AS English exam paper.

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