Assaults on teachers and teaching assistants in schools

In the years 2018 -2019 full years

How many Teachers/ Teaching Assistants were assaulted in any school managed by this LEA

Physical assault is defined as fighting, obstruction and jostling, violent behaviour, wounding.

Assault type Number ( 2018 -2020)
Violence – control and restraint33
Violence – physical assault (intentional) by client11
Violence – physical assault (intentional) by employee1
Violence – physical assault (intentional) member of public5
Violence – physical assault (intentional) by student1133
Violence – physical assault (unintentional)107
Violence – threatening behaviour8

Please provide the name of the school and the incident in brief detail teacher kicked teacher spat at, and the year in which it happened.

Please indicate if the person committing the assault was a child or adult.

We hold this information but as disclosure may identify individuals and therefore breach their rights under Data Protection laws we consider the information is exempt under the Freedom of information Act 2000 Section 40(2) Personal Data.