Crime control

6th December 1996 at 00:00
The Education and Employment Secretary Gillian Shephard has urged head teachers and police officers to find ways of using the law to end violence in schools.

She told a school security conference in London: "It may be that the law is not always sufficiently understood, or enforced as rigorously as it could be. We are providing guidance on how schools, the police and the criminal justice system can deal effectively with these problems."

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today