The Mail is reporting that four teenagers have been arrested after a police officer who was called to their school when they refused to go home was allegedly assaulted.
The students from the Cambridge Academy in Cambridgeshire, refused to go home at the end of the school day yesterday, causing a stand-off with teachers.
Four police cars and two patrol vans were scrambled to the school after disorder broke out and all four pupils were arrested.
The school is run by TBAP (Tri-borough Alternative Provision), which runs six schools in London and Cambridge for children who have been expelled or missed out on education due to illness…
A spokesman for Cambridgeshire County Council, the local education authority, said: …”Some of the young people were arrested and the others were dispersed.’…
A TBAP spokesperson said: ‘Incidents like this are rare, but we have robust procedures in place to deal with behaviour and help students and staff to de-escalate potential issues.
‘On this occasion, staff deemed it necessary to involve the police to help manage the situation….
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