School Watch


All the Schools in the area operate a School Watch system. This means that if there is any suspicious activity in the local area, all schools will be notified. Please note that we will display details here on our website when these notifications are received.

DATE/TIME: 13.01.22/ 9:50am
LOCATION: Oriel Academy, Front gate/Reception area
Gender: Male, Age: 20-27, Height: 5’8″, Build: Medium, Skin colour: Olive, Hair: Black, Loose & Curly, Eyes: Brown, Shirt/Tie: T-shirt, Coat/Jkt: Black/dark bomber jkt, Skirt/Trs: Dark Jeans, Shoes/Boots: Black work boots, Voice/Accent: Softly spoken, Bag: Blue back pack.

This man rang the school buzzer at the gate. He said he had come to have a look round the nursery. On speaking to him in person, he seemed very vague and slightly confused, wanting to ask 5 questions. He was escorted off the premises by the site manager in a calm manner.

Local day nursery and judo club informed. He had also spoken to them and said his name was Mathew Arnold.


DATE/TIME: 13.01.22
LOCATION: Cranford Primary School, Top of Berkley Avenue
Gender: Male, Age: 20-30s, Height: 5ft 6, Build: Average: Skin Colour: Asian, Hair: Black, Moustache/Beard: Short Beard, Coat: Black coat-puffer jkt, Trs/Dress: Jogging bottoms, Voice/Accent: Local Accent


Member of staff walking to work at 6am when approached by a man who grabbed her arm and touched her inappropriately. When she pushed him away and shouted, he put his hands down his trousers and continued to verbally make sexual comments. She then walked away and he walked in the opposite direction towards the main Bath Road.

The police are aware.


DATE/TIME: 11.01.22
LOCATION: Brentford School for Girls
Gender: Female, Age: 40, Height: 5ft 11, Skin: White, Eyes: Brown, Coat: 3 coats, Trs/Skirt: Dark blue jeans, Top: Black Hoody, Hat: Red Beany Hat, Shoes: White Trainers, Bag: Large white bag.

The female appeared confused or drunk.

The female gained entry through the main gate behind a student and made her way into the school buildings where she attempted to access classrooms. The Caretaker managed to find her and escort her from the site.


DATE/TIME: 17/12/21 12pm approx
LOCATION: Arts Theatre Treaty Centre Hounslow
Gender: Male, Age: 50-60, Height: 5’10”, Skin: Black, Coat: Dark, Jumper: Dark, Trousers: Dark


When Y5 arrived at the Treaty Centre for the Panto, a member of the public entered the theatre claiming he was with the school party and had a nephew in Y5 and saying he needed to be “sorted out” He sat near the children.. He smelt of alcohol and was abrupt. Staff immediately informed security that he was not linked to the school. Security removed him from the theatre.


DATE/TIME: 13/12/21 15:45
LOCATION: Westbrook Primary Heston (School Premises)
Gender: Male, Age:50+, Height: 5’3″, Build: Slight, Skin Colour: Brown, Hair: Black, Coat/Jacket: Long Grey Puffer Jkt, Voice/Accent: Korean/limited English


Came into the school playground when children were being collected at the end of the day and tried to enter the reception class.  She was asking for help and was approached by the parent support Advisor who spoke with her outside the classroom.  She insisted that her child had previously come to Westbrook and she was told to come here for help.  She asked the PSA to read a piece of paper she handed over and then respond with help and support.  The paper she handed over was just a page torn from a book.  The PSA checked she had accommodation to go to and she was able to produce a house key and confirm her address. She had papers on her that showed she had been getting support from a key worker in another area however they were now signposting her to Ealing. She was advised to go to Hounslow House on Monday to access the correct support as she was saying she has problems with housing etc.  On more than one occasion, she tried to enter the building but listened when told not to.


DATE/TIME: 13/12/21  7:15
On 111 Bus on the way to Hounslow Bus station
Gender: Male, Age: 20+, Height: Average, Build: Slight, Skin Colour: Brown, Hair: Black, Eyes: Brown, Moustache/Beard: He had both, Hat: Red baseball cap, Coat/Jkt: Green Jkt, Jumper: Black Hoodie, Voice/Accent: Indian Accent

Student reported that 2 Indian men sat in front of them and next to a younger student from a different school. Whatever was said, the girl moved downstairs. The man in front turned to speak with our pupil. He asked if pupil went to school (pupil was in uniform), if pupil had a phone to take his number (pupil said they did not have it). He said he was in the country for a month and he had no friends. He said he was studying for his Masters and that if pupil wants weed or alcohol he has that on him. Pupil said no. He said he would be happy for pupil to meet him anytime and would wait for her every morning so they can get the bus together. Student then went to downstairs and completed the rest of journey. pupil has been given alternative route to school and parents informed.


DATE/TIME: 01/12/21 4:30pm
E3 bus Chiswick High Road
Gender: Male, Age: 40’s, Height: Short, Skin: Asian, Facial Hair: Goatie, Coat: Grey, long.


A man allegedly put his hands on girls’ legs and said “you are beautiful”.  This happened last month but they saw him on the bus again last night as above.  Police have been informed.


DATE/TIME: 23/11/21 11.00am
LOCATION: Oriel Academy, School Gates
Gender: Female, Age: 50+, Height: 5’3″, Build: Medium, Skin Colour: White, Hair: Blonde-White, Coat: Black 3/4 length, Skirt/Trs: Black Trs, Voice/Accent: Scottish – Gruff

Came to the school gate asking to pick her grandson up. She asked for a Damion/Jamie? her grandson.

She wanted to pick him up for a doctor’s appointment. She said he was 10 years old but didn’t know which class.

She would not come to the office. Our welfare Assistant went to talk to her at the gate, but she kept walking away and shouting that she had already told us the name 3 times.

She walked a bit like a penguin and may have been drinking.

She eventually left.


DATE/TIME: 15/11/2021
LOCATION: Info from a member of the public to Grove Park, Thames Road – Chiswick
Gender: Male, Car Make Model: BMW Converible, Colour: White, Doors: 2, Other: Was a soft top and was very dirty and dusty.

Brief Details Of Incident:
Grove Park and other local schools recieved an e mail from a member of the publc:
“A man inappropriately exposing and touching himself in his car on the Thames Road today to everyone walking past just after school pick-up”

Police have been notified

DATE/TIME: 15/11/2021
LOCATION:Thames Road, Chiswick. Along from the school
Gender: Male, Car Make/Model: BMW Convertible, Colour: White with black roof.

It has been reported to the school, by a parent, that a man was in the vehicle inappropriately exposing and touching himself, on Thames Road, today to everyone walking past just after school pick-up (after 3.30pm). The parent has also reported the incident to police giving the registration number of the car.


DATE/TIME: 8:15-8:30am 15/11/21
Gender: Male, Age: About 26, Height: 5″.10″, Build: Thick set, Skin: Black, Hat: Bobble Hat, Hair: Black hair, Eyes: Dark Brown, Coat: Black Parka

Man was punching and kicking the chair in front of him every time the us stopped at a bus stop. Man was resting his head on the head rest of the bus, asked to lift his head he just refused and ignored everyone. The man smelt disgusting. He refused anyone to sit next to him. The man was looking in a weird way at people and was wearing a rubber mask


DATE/TIME: 4/11/21 8am
LOCATION: E3 bus- Meon Road Acton
Gender: Female, Age: 20-30, Height: Average, Build: Stout, Skin: Mixed Race, Hat: Black Sweatband, Hair: Black, Eyes: Brown, Coat: Grey and Long, Skirt/Dress/Trs: Blue & Purple Leopard Print Dress, Shoes/Boots: Boots, Bag/Umbrella/Items: Blue Handbag


The woman got on the bus and sat next to a student – tried to put her arm around him, as he moved away she put him in headlock.  She propositioned the students and spoke to them in highly sexualised way. She also started talking about Islam.  When another student boarded the bus and sat next to her, she licked her finger and put it in his ear. When they left the bus, she got off and chased after them.

This has been reported to the police.


DATE/TIME: Tue 2nd Nov @ Noon, Wed 3rd Nov @ 14:30 & Thu 4th Nov @ 16:00
LOCATION: Brooks Lane/Thames Road, W4 3NX
Gender: Male & Female, Skin: White, Hair: Male dark hair, female Blonde Hair

One male, white, 20s/30s, tall, skinny/gaunt, dark hair, black bomber jacket, One female, white, 20s/30s, average height, skinny, blonde hair tied up, black jacket.
For three days in succession, these two individuals were seen outside the school acting suspiciously. They were hanging around and then left abruptly in different directions. On Tuesday one of them cycled away suddenly. It is unclear whether the bike was theirs. Nothing has been reported stolen by Strand Juniors, or to the best of my knowledge, by Strand Infants. Our Head will notify our local community liaison police officer.


DATE/TIME: 02/11/21
LOCATION: Hounslow Heath Infant School
Gender: Male, Height: Tall, Skin: Asian, Hair: Dark, Shirt/Coat: White Shirt, blue coat with a cream wool collar, Bag/Umbrella/Items: Sunglasses on forhead, Vehicle: White Range Rover.

Please be aware of the  School Watch incident that took place on 2nd November 2021 at Hounslow Heath Infant School. A tall Asian male with dark hair, sunglasses on his forehead, wearing a white shirt and a blue coat with a cream wool collar was seen sitting on top of a White Range Rover. The male was seen watching and taking photographs of the children in the front area of the school playground over the front Hedge of Martindale Road. The male was told to stop and get down which he did, but then drove around the block and came back and did the same thing.


DATE/TIME: 21/10/21
LOCATION: The Green School For Girls, by the school gates.
Gender: Female, Age: over 40, Height: 5’5″, Build: Medium, Skin: White

Anti vax campaigners protesting by the school gate and trying to distribute leaflets to students.


DATE/TIME: 20/10/2021 – 16:30pm
LOCATION: Belgrave Road, Hounslow
Gender: Male, Age: Mid 30’s, Height: 5’8″/5’9″, Skin: Black, Hair: Short Black , Coat/Jkt: Black Jkt, Skirt/Trousers/Dress: Jeans,

A man approached a Year 6 child walking home along the Bath Road, near Cloisters Nursing Home, who tried to force him to take a can of fanta “saying this is for you”. The child ran to his mum who works in Cloisters and the incident reported to school this morning. The man appeared to be drunk and walked away.


DATE/TIME: 08/10/2021  –  9.25am
LOCATION: By Bedfont Library
Gender: Male, Age: Mid 30’s, Height: 5ft’10”, Build: Heavy build, Skin Colour: White, Hair: Hardly any, Jumper: Blue long sleeved Jumper/jacket, Bag/Umbrella/Items: Work Bag.

A former student was bringing her siblings into school.  They got off the bus at Bedfont Library and a man whistled and said “excuse me have you got a sec”.  They continued their walk to school and the man followed.  She dropped her siblings off and continued on her journey to school, she noticed he was still following and shouting out “excuse me have you got a sec”. She was worried and phoned Mum, Mum phoned the school office and she was advised to tell her Daughter to come back into the school.  Mum told us she would come and pick her up.

Mum was advised to report it to the police.


DATE/TIME: 7/10/21 8.20am
LOCATION: Kingsley Academy, Cecil Road entrance
Gender: Male, Age: mid thirties, Height: about 5’10”, Build: Stocky, Skin Colour: White, Hat: Black Cap, Glasses: Yes, Coat/Jkt: Black Jacket, Skirt/Trs/ Dress: Jeans

An intruder made an attempt to enter the school site this morning.
He was a white male, stocky in build, had glasses on, wearing a black cap and black jacket. His reason for entering was to collect a prospectus from reception. He also claimed that he had been in the school many times before. Amongst other things, he stated that he had no computer, had an NVQ Level 2 certificate on his wall at home and was a student in the school.

The police have been notified.


DATE/TIME: 4.10.21  11.30am
LOCATION: Town Primary, School Car Park
Gender: Female, Age: 45, Height: 5’10”, Build: Medium, Skin: White, Hair: Brown Pony Tail

BRIEF DETAILS OF INCIDENT: A white female entered school car park and was seen checking car doors to see if they were open. Had a black alcohol can in her hand which she was drinking. She had a black handbag over her shoulder.

When asked to leave by a senior member of staff, she said “OK, sorry” and walked out towards Pears Road.


DATE/TIME: 29/09/2021 3.45pm
LOCATION: Junction of Salisbury Road and Beavers Lane
Gender: Male, Height: 5’4″, Bulid: Slight, Skirt/Trs/Dress: Black trousers.

As a member of staff walked home with her child, an Indian man emerged from bushes near the Salisbury Road and Beavers Lane junction and appeared to be following them.  There was no conversation, but he followed them for some way.

Our member of staff called the Police


DATE/TIME: 20/09/21 15:10pm
LOCATION: Rivers Academy, Walking home from school.
Gender: Male, Age: 60, Skin: White, Hair: Grey with full beard, Shirt/Tie: White & red checked shirt, Trouser: Jeans of denium colour


Man in 60’s was sitting down on the pavement by Ruskin Avenue and was attempting to get girls to go over to him by saying ‘You come here, I’ve got something for you.’


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