Teacher compensation claims

Teachers won millions of pounds in compensation last year after accidents, injuries, assaults and discrimination at school, new figures show.

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Teachers won millions of pounds in compensation last year

Teachers won millions of pounds in compensation last year after accidents, injuries, assaults and discrimination at school, new figures show.

In one case, a teacher was awarded more than £222,000 after suffering a brain injury when a pupil hit her in the head with a bus door.

Another was handed almost £175,000 after being punched in the head by the parent of a pupil.

Others were given settlements of thousands of pounds after tripping or slipping at school, the figures show.

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