A supply teacher was escorted from a Greater Manchester school after calling a boy 'pathetic' and reducing him to tears, a court heard.
Michael Good, from Leigh, appeared at Tameside Magistrates' Court following the incident, charged with assault. The school's deputy headteacher told him to leave the classroom, before he was marched off the premises by another member of staff.
Mr Good was accused of assaulting the boy during a lesson - a charge he denied. The 43-year-old said he identified the complainant - who was sat on the front row in class - as a potential 'troublemaker' and a 'cheeky chappie'.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk