A former pupil was allegedly involved in an altercation with two members of staff at a Clayhall secondary school.

Met Police officers were called to Caterham High School at 9.24am on Tuesday, February 4 following an altercation.

The school has confirmed the incident involved a former student and two members of staff.

A spokesperson for Caterham High School said: “The student was quickly removed from the premises. No other students were involved. No students were hurt during the incident. We cannot comment further as a police investigation is now ongoing.”

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Officers attended and one person was taken to hospital for treatment," the spokesman said. "Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

"There have been no arrests and enquiries continue."

The school spokesperson added: “Incidents like these are incredibly rare and parents can rest assured additional security measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of our staff and students.

“This incident was a direct results of the school taking rigorous steps to ensure all our students are able to learn in a calm, safe and welcoming learning environment.

“We take a very tough approach to violent and disruptive behaviour. It will not be tolerated within our school.”

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