Following up a lead

23rd April 1999 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Following up a lead: playground rumours about drugs persuaded John Peckham, head of Bramhall high school, Stockport, to call in Steve Warren and sniffer dog Scuba - against the advice of his local authority. The team from a private security firm found two 15-year-old boys in possession of cannabis - both have now been suspended. Mr Peckham has warned all children at his 1,450-pupil school that he is prepared to call in Scuba and her handler again

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