The TES online forums are a hotbed of debate. Here is just a taste of what users are saying this week. Join the discussion at: www.tes.co.ukstaffroom Should a 10-year-old be in court for racism?
Hermitage: Surely the school should have been dealing with this long before the police and CPS became involved.
Cheops: Excluded for a long fixed term - yes. Prosecuted? Not at 10, no.
The whole process is likely to make him more resentful rather than less.