FOI Request - Physical Attacks Against School Teachers

Request 101000265096

I seek the following information from schools in Moray Council from the academic year 2013-2014, 2012-2013 and 2011-2012.

1) The number of students who carried out physical attacks on primary school teachers

2) The number of students who carried out physical attacks on secondary school teachers

3) What kind of physical attacks were carried out in these instances

4) What objects were used as weapons, if any, in each of these instances

5) The injuries the teachers sustained in these instances

6) How many instances the teachers needed hospital treatment for their injuries in these instances

7)The ages of these pupils

8) How many times the police were called to schools in response to a student attacking a teacher

Response 25-07-2014

1.  2011-2012 - 23

     2012-2013 - 17

     2013-2014 - 20

2.  2011-2012 - 5

     2012-2013 - 7

     2013-2014 - 10

3.   2011-2012 - bitten, hair pulled, headbutted, kicked, nipped, punched, pushed, scratched, slapped, spat at

      2012-2013 - bitten, elbowed, hair pulled, hit, kicked, punched, pushed, slapped, scratched

      2013-2014 - bitten, hit, hair pulled, kicked, punched, pushed, scratched, thumped

4.   2011-12 - balls, camera, eraser, glue stick, knex, pencils, plastic spade, shoe, stones, toy truck.

      2012-13 - balls, bat, hula hoop, pencil, schoolbag, toy brick

      2013-14 - balls, book, keys, pencil, soft baseball bat, wooden spoon

5.   2011-12 - bruising, hair loss, scratches

      2012-13 - bruising, hair loss, scratches

      2013-14 - bruising, hair loss, scratches

6.   2011-12 - 0

      2012-13 - 0

      2013-14 - 1 (tetanus injection)

7.   2011-12 - Ages range from 4 - 17 years

      2012-13 - Ages range from 6 - 16 years

      2013-14 - Ages range from 3 - 16 years

8.   2011-12 - 0

      2012-13 - 0

      2013-14 - 0

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