Art class injury left pupil with two fingers

Source: on 2009-10-13 10:16:00

A foundation school's governing body has been fined £16,500 after a pupil lost six fingers and both thumbs during an A-Level art class.The 16-year-old girl suffered serious burns in January 2007 at the Giles School in Boston, Lincolnshire as she tried to make a plaster of Paris sculpture of her own hands. Knowing that another pupil had done a similar cast a few weeks before, the girl asked her teacher ...

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