Fact or fiction

23rd May 2008 at 01:00
55.4 - Percentage of pupils in English Voluntary Aided Svhools whoachieved five or more a*-C GCSEs including English and maths in 2007
55.4 - Percentage of pupils in English Voluntary Aided Schools who achieved five or more A*-C GCSEs including English and maths in 2007.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"I can't marry you Miss, I'm not 16."

A Year 11 pupil replies to his teacher's opening statement of: "I've got a proposal for you."

46.7 - Percentage of pupils across all English schools who achieved five or more A*-C GCSEs including English and maths in 2007.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families

"Tummy ache."

Year 1 pupil tells the teacher what he would get if she gave him 10 sweets, then eight more.

30.9 - Percentage of pupils in English academies who achieved five or more A*-C GCSEs including English and maths in 2007.

Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families.

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