FOOTAGE has emerged on social media of a member of staff at a Bradford school allegedly assaulting a pupil.

The video, said to have been taken at Laisterdyke Leadership Academy, shows the pair walking down a corridor.

Star Academies, which runs the school, confirmed a member of staff had been “immediately suspended”.

An academy spokesperson said: “The health and safety of our students is our number one priority.

“As soon as we became aware of the seriousness of this incident, we immediately suspended a member of staff.

“The local authority designated officer was also informed and an investigation was started.”

The spokesperson said nothing more could be said at this stage.