Surge in pupils with weapons sparks calls for more support – Schools Week, March 2019

Leading schools sector voices are warning that staff need more help to keep classrooms safe, following a surge in the numbers of pupils being found carrying weapons in some regions.

Data obtained by Schools Week reveals a large increase in police call-outs to schools over the past five years after pupils as young as 10 were found with weapons. They included machetes, meat cleavers and imitation guns.

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