Soundbites

29th June 2001 at 01:00
Letter received from one of our parents: "Would it be possible to take Kimberley out of school tomorrow at about 2.30pm because she's broken her shoes and I need to get her measured for some new underwear and her father won't do it when he has her for the day on Saturdays."

JILL TURNER

* It was Ofsted week and the RE inspector was in the Year 1 class, where the teacher was discussing the people who helped Jesus.

"They're called disciples," said one child.

"Yes, and one of them gave Jesus away," said another.

"I know who it was," said Billy. "The one with black curly hair and a red leather jacket."

LORNA WALTER

* From key stage 4 coursework: "Pip was on the marshes when he met a dodgy character called Magwitch who was an escaped convict. He told Pip to bring him some food and a nail file."

KEVIN FITZSIMONS

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