May 17, 2012

Over 700 Sheffield pupils disciplined for verbal or physical abuse

Figures obtained by 'The Star' as part of the 'Your Right To Know Campaign' reveal that more than 700 pupils were disciplined for verbal abuse or threatening behaviour towards members of staff inthe last full school year, while there 695 incidents where another pupil was physically assaulted.

Verbal abuse or threatening behaviour towards other pupils accounted for 154 suspensions, while in 75 cases students physically assaulted adults.

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