Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hampshire school investigates pupil attack claim

A school in Hampshire is investigating an allegation that a 13-year-old boy was smacked across the face by a teacher.

The alleged incident is said to have taken place at Bourne Community College, in Southbourne, on Tuesday.

The head teacher said the teacher had not been suspended but she was absent from school on Wednesday.

Hampshire police said they had not received any reports of an incident at the college.

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