Scott v Kenton Schools Academy Trust [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Unfair Dismissal; Causation

The claimant was employed by the respondent as a teacher.  He was the head of modern foreign languages.  In 2013 there were issues raised about his performance in the role and in September 2014 there was a support plan put in place to address the concerns.  In trying to deal with the issue of performance, the claimant stepped back from the head of modern languages.  

In May 2016, the claimant outlined that the alteration to his duties was helping, as he had been suffering from anxiety and had been receiving support from an acute mental health team but he had not made it known to the respondent at the time.   This work eventually led to the end of the

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This article is correct at 18/02/2020

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