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Pat McDougall works with the Glen Corner Trust.
Her grandson Glen died after being stabbed seven years ago.
Pat McDougall's grandson died seven years ago after being stabbed on his 16th birthday.
He had just celebrated his GCSE results.
Pat is now involved in the Glen Corner Trust, set up in her grandson's name.
Weapons such as knives, hammers and even an ice axe have been recovered from the region's primary schools.
Freedom of Information requests by ITV Tyne Tees revealed hundreds of youngsters have been arrested for bringing offensive weapons into the classroom.
Kenny Toal reports.
National Union of Teachers representative Alan Rutter says the discovery of weapons in primary schools is "very disturbing."
An investigation by ITV Tyne Tees has revealed that weapons such as stanley knives, hammers, lead piping and even an ice axe have been recovered from primary schools in the region.
Freedom of Information requests were sent to every one of our police forces.
The weapons were recovered from primary schools over a three year period with hundreds of youngsters arrested.
In one case an eight year old boy was among those cautioned.
Unions say it highlights the pressures teachers now work under
Campaign groups are calling for some schools in the region to be equipped with metal detectors.
It comes after an ITV News Tyne Tees investigation revealed that weapons such as knives, lead piping and even an ice axe have been recovered from primary schools.