Teacher who attacked pupil with dumbbell banned for life – The Guardian

Posted August 1st, 2011 in assault, news, sentencing, teachers by tracey

“A science teacher who attacked a 14-year-old pupil with a dumbbell has been banned from teaching for life.
Peter Harvey, now 51, had been provoked by pupils during a lesson in July 2009 when they called him a ‘psycho’ and ‘bald-headed bastard’. He lost control and hit the teenager about the head with the 3kg weight while shouting ‘die, die, die’.”

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The Guardian, 30th July 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk