Obscene slurs

18th November 2005 at 00:00
A pupil has been excluded from school for posting obscene slurs about his teacher, who is a member of a group which re-enacts cowboy shoot-outs for charity - on a website.

The 15-year-old boy was thrown out of Bryn Elian school in Colwyn Bay, north Wales, after he and three friends wrote comments on the Arizona Rangers website. The other three boys were suspended.

The teacher, a member of the Arizona Rangers, remains at the school. The boy is to appeal against the decision.

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