Soundbites

28th September 2001 at 01:00
From an AS-level religion and ethics answer: "Utilitarianism is the greatest happiness philosophy. An example of this would be to kill all Manchester United supporters because it would bring happiness to the majority."

ROGER OWEN

During our recent Ofsted inspection, one of our more challenging boys had to be removed from the room. As he was quietly led outside, he spotted an inspector watching from the end of the corridor and called back to him:

"I'm Year 4 and I can't read or write." Then he added as an afterthought:

"And I've got nits."

MILFORD LINGARD

While observing a recent Year 3 ICT lesson, I saw than one child had problems with her word-processing because some text was at the top of the page and the remainder at the bottom. "My writings just got divorced!" she cried.

JAN PICKERING

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