Leeds Pupils Suspended For Snowball Fight

A group of teens from a Leeds school have been suspended for throwing snowballs.

Leeds school bosses have defended their decision to suspend the six pupils.

The students were sent home for the week after a snowball fight at South Leeds Academy.

16 year old Ethan Tate, was apparently one of the six suspended on Monday, his mum 46 year old Tracy has described it as “pathetic”

She said, “If you put kids in the snow, what do you expect they are going to do?”

Between 30 and 40 pupils were reported to have been involved in the snowball fight in the school grounds on Monday afternoon.

Principal Colette Jones said: “We are unable to offer comment on individual student matters with a third party.

”At the South Leeds Academy we promote our academy standard regarding behaviour.

“We ask that all students should: be safe, be kind, be respectful and be proud. We take the safety of our students very seriously. Behaviour that compromises student safety will be addressed in an appropriate manner.

“Any decision to exclude a student for a fixed period, because of their behaviour, is taken with thought and consideration for everyone concerned.”