Maes Ebbw School

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A instructing assistant who tied a six-year-old lady to a chair at a Newport particular wants faculty might be allowed to return to the classroom.

Annette Henderson was a studying assist employee at Maes Ebbw College when the incident occurred in January 2016.

The Schooling Workforce Council listening to in Cardiff discovered allegations of unacceptable skilled conduct towards her confirmed.

She was issued with a reprimand however has not been struck off from instructing.

The disciplinary panel heard the lady – who was often known as “Pupil A” and has studying difficulties – was tied to the chair with the sleeves of a hooded high in a double knot after allegedly hitting one other pupil.

Mrs Henderson, from Cwmbran, Torfaen, then left the classroom leaving one other member of employees to untie her.

She was reported to the deputy head instructor and an investigation was launched on the faculty.

Mrs Henderson, who had been working on the faculty for 16 years, admitted tying up the pupil however denied utilizing a double knot or that her behaviour amounted to unacceptable skilled conduct.

She instructed the listening to: “I might by no means do something to hurt any baby.

“I do know it seems unhealthy but it surely wasn’t executed maliciously, it wasn’t executed as a restraint however from a security viewpoint.”

Mrs Henderson was discovered to have breached faculty guidelines on baby safety and restraining pupils on the listening to.