FOI Request - Weapons In Schools

Request 101003182894

For the purpose of this request the time frame considered is from January 1, 2022 up and including the day of your response to this enquiry.

1. How many times have pupils been found with offensive weapons on school premises?
2. Can you please provide a breakdown of the weapons found and the age of the child involved in each case? How many of these cases were reported to police?
3. How many times have students been flagged up as potential school-shooters? How many of these cases were reported to the police?

Response 07-12-2022

1. 6


Weapon Pupil Age Police Contacted
BB Gun 7 Yes
Lighter 12 Yes
Screwdriver 10 Yes
Training Knife 13 Yes
Swiss Army Knife 12 Yes
Knife Made from Sharpened Ruler 11 Yes

3. 0. Information not held. Information that is not held falls under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Information not held.

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