locked school gate
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Teachers at a Birmingham college begin strike over pupil behaviour

Teachers at Castle Vale Performing Arts College in Birmingham have begun strike action in protest at poor behaviour among pupils.

The staff say the head teacher has failed to address poor discipline among students which includes bringing knives into school, verbal and racial abuse and even physical assault against staff.

BBC Radio 5 live's Bob Walker reports.

To hear other 5 live interviews, please visit the best bits page.