School expels eight-year-old boy with ADHD because staff say he is ‘dangerous’

Mother’s fury as school expels eight-year-old son with ADHD after staff say he’s ‘dangerous’ and refuses to ‘settle into classes’ Year 4 pupil was permanently excluded from Oldfleet Primary School, east Hull Sarah Lowden was told that her son Kieron would not be allowed back to school Kieron was excluded eight times prior to his expulsion and Mrs Lowden said he needed extra support

By Harry Howard For Mailonline

Published: 10:53 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 10:54 BST, 3 May 2019

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An eight-year-old boy has been expelled from a Hull primary school after he was allegedly classed as a danger to staff and pupils.

Sarah Lowden has been left infuriated after her son, Kieron, was told yesterday that he would not be allowed to return to Oldfleet Primary School in east Hull.

The Year 4 pupil was permanently excluded for 'dangerous behaviour' and 'not settling into classes' according to Mrs Lowden, who believes her son could have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

An eight-year-old boy has been expelled from a Hull primary school after he was allegedly classed as a danger to staff and pupils. Sarah Lowden's son Kieron (left with his mother), was told on Thursday, May 2, that he would not be allowed to return to Oldfleet Primary School in east Hull

An eight-year-old boy has been expelled from a Hull primary school after he was allegedly classed as a danger to staff and pupils. Sarah Lowden's son Kieron (left with his mother), was told on Thursday, May 2, that he would not be allowed to return to Oldfleet Primary School in east Hull

Kieron had been out of mainstream classes at the school - which was rated in its most recent Ofsted inspection as not providing effective enough leadership for children with disabilities and/or special needs - since December 2018. 

The proportion of pupils at the school who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is well above the national average. 

Mrs Lowden says Kieron had to split his week between one-to-one classes at the school and sessions at a pupil referral unit (PRU).

He was excluded eight times prior to his expulsion and Mrs Lowden believes Kieron needed extra support to help concentrate in the classroom.

The 30-year-old, who lives in Wexford Avenue, Greatfield, said: 'He has shown different traits of ADHD and he hasn't really settled in at school.

'The school started making us go to meetings about his behaviour and I put in a referral to CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) but I need to do an assessment to get a diagnosis.

'He has been out of the classroom since December 2018 and he's just had one-to-ones with a

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