Female pupils were banned from mixed sports at a Birmingham school because male teachers "did not want girls to be seen with their bits jumping up and down," a hearing was told.

Monzoor Hussain, former principal at Park View Academy, allegedly made the remark to school press officer Susan Packer after she complained girls had been pulled out of a tennis coaching session because it was run by a male instructor.

Mrs Packer first complained to executive head teacher Lindsey Clark who had written the Academy's policy on sports, but according to her statement she was told that "the governors did not want mixed sports lessons."

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