A primary school dinner lady who served pork to a 7-year-old Muslim pupil was sacked because the incident was "not a one-off", a headteacher has claimed.

Alison Waldock claimed giving Khadija Darr gammon at Queen Edith Primary School in Godwin Way had been an accident which happened after the youngster pointed to the dish on the lunch menu.

But last night the school's headteacher claimed the incident was "not a one-off" and had been treated seriously "due to the significant number of children involved".

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