TTAPR on May 1st, 2014

Over the last five school years there have been over a thousand incidents of physical or verbal assault by pupils against their teachers, it has been revealed. Figures obtained by Jackson Carlaw MSP have shown that there were 1,153 assaults on teachers since 2008 to 2013. It should be noted that 243 of these are [...]

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 14-year-old schoolboy who collapsed during an altercation with another boy has died in hospital, police said. • 14-year-old boy dies after altercation with fellow pupil • Another boy, also 14, is arrested in connection with incident that led to Rosshall Academy pupil’s death Euan Craig died shortly after noon today at the Southern General in [...]

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A TEACHER who sued for £100,000 after she was attacked by a pupil with Down’s Syndrome at a city primary school has won her court battle for damages. Jacqueline Cuthbertson was working at a school in west Edinburgh when the girl launched the assault on her in the middle of her classroom. The 49-year-old said [...]

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TTAPR on February 24th, 2011

AT least eight students have been injured following a school shooting in a small Scottish town this morning. Police were called to the town of Auchinleck, 50kms south of Glasgow, following reports of the shooting at 2:30pm local time at Auchinleck Academy in Ayrshire. Sky News reported the weapon was thought to be an air [...]

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