Hundreds of pupils sent home as 40 teachers walk out over violence and abuse

Mail Online | 2/8/2019 | Daily Mail Reporter
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A secondary school had to send hundreds of pupils home yesterday after dozens of teachers walked out in a protest over violence and abuse.

Around 40 members of staff went on strike over what they claimed was management’s failure to tackle discipline.

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The teachers, who are all members of the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers, say they have faced physical and verbal attacks at Heworth Grange School in Gateshead.

A protest outside the school yesterday was joined by a number of sixth...
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