Complain to the school, school governors or your local council about teacher misconduct before you make a formal complaint.
Contact the police if you think a child is in immediate danger.
Make an informal complaint
- Talk to the child’s school or sixth-form college first to try to solve the problem.
- Contact the school’s board of governors or contact the council if you’re not satisfied that your complaint has been resolved.
Anyone can make a complaint about a teacher at a school or sixth-form college, but you’ll need to provide proof to support your complaint.
Read about whistleblowing if you’re a member of staff at a school or sixth-form college.