Tewkesbury School in lockdown following suspected stabbing

July 10, 2023

Tewkesbury Academy (Tewkesbury School) in Gloucestershire has gone into lockdown following a suspected stabbing.

An adult has been taken to hospital with a suspected stab wound following an incident at Tewkesbury Academy.

A statement from Gloucestershire Police read: “We were called around 9.10am today (Monday) with a report a pupil had stabbed a teacher. A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the incident.”

Tewkesbury is a state school for 11 to 18-year-olds.

Tewkesbury School incident: Nearby primary school also in lockdown

The nearby Tirlebrook Primary School has also gone into lockdown. Staff wrote on Facebook: “An incident has occurred this morning at Tewkesbury Academy (Tewkesbury School) and we have been advised by Tewkesbury Police to put in place a lock down.

“We have a police presence at school and are being fully supported at this time. We would like to reassure all families that children at Tirlebrook and Little Oaks are safe and well.”

Parents and carers have been asked do not come to either school during this time as this could compromise the police operation currently underway and also compromise the safety of the children.

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