Teacher hid vodka in book trolley at primary school in Cumbria
Janice Scully, who taught at Derwent Vale Nursery and Primary School in Great Clifton, near Workington, was found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct which could bring the teaching profession into disrepute.
A teachers' disciplinary panel heard that she drank at school, was unsteady on her feet, talked with a slurred voice, hid bottles of vodka and wine in her handbag and vodka in a school book trolley.
But the panel, which heard the case in Coventry, drew back from recommending she be banned from the country’s classrooms.
Instead, following its recommendations, Alan Meyrick, deputy... read more
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