Beattie: Anthony? Oh congratulations on your exam results.
Anthony: Grandma, I failed.
Beattie: You failed? What do you mean you failed?
Anthony: I mean I failed – Maths, English, Physics, Geography, German, Woodwork, Art – failed.
Beattie: You didn’t pass anything?
Anthony: Pottery, very useful.
Beattie: People will always need plates. Anything else?
Anthony: And sociology.
Beattie: An ‘ology’, he’s got an ‘ology’ and he says he’s failed. You’re a scientist…
… the brilliant boys. You know it’s the teachers who are wrong, you know they can’t mark, half of them can’t see.