Freedom of Information Request

Number of offensive weapons on school premises

Received: 25 January 2023

For the purposes of this request, the time frames to be considered are:

- For the school year 2018/2019

- For the school year 2019/2020

- For the school year 2020/2021

- For the school year 2021/2022

- For the school year 2022/2023 so far, up to and including the day of your response to this inquiry.

Broken down by the above timeframes, how many times have pupils been found with offensive, or potentially offensive, weapons on school premises within your local authority area? This includes being in possession of an article with a blade or point, or corrosive substance.
Can you please provide a breakdown of the weapons found and the age of the child involved in each case?
Please detail in each case, if the case was reported to police?

Outcome / Documents

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