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.

School Watch Alerts:
SCHOOL: Rivers
DATE/TIME: Various/ongoing
Gender: Male
An individual is active online targeting female students in the local area pretending to be a 14 year old
male. He works through social media and encourages the child to self-harm and send naked photos
revealing himself subsequently to be an older male. Police / CID active on cases.
SCHOOL: The Rise School
DATE/TIME: 08/01/2020
Gender: Male, Height: 5ft 9", Build: Medium, Skin Colour: White but tanned, Hair: Dark, Coat/Jkt: Black Jkt, Skirt/Trousers/Dress: Silky tracksuit bottoms with a hole in one of the legs

Our pupils were returning from their swimming lesson at Hanworth Airpark and one of our TA’s believed that they were being followed.

The reason for this is that he stayed behind them and when the class slowed down or stopped so did the man.


SCHOOL: St Lawrence Catholic Primary School
DATE/TIME: 09/12/2019 12.45pm
LOCATION: Victoria Road
Gender: Male, Age: 20-30, Height: Medium, Build: Medium, Skin: White, Facial Hair: Short Beard, Coat: Dark, Skirt/Trousers: Black trousers, Shoes/Boots: Black

The man was either photographing or videoing the children who were playing in the school playground. When the children went to alert an adult he left the scene.


SCHOOL: Heston Primary School

DATE/TIME: 21/11/19 15.50
LOCATION: Junction of Westbrook Road (opposite Westbrook School)
Gender: Male, Age:20-25, Build: Medium, Skin: White, Hat: Black, Coat: Black bomber jacket, Skirt/Trs/Dress: Black Trousers, Shoes/Boots: Black

The man came over to the three year 6 children and asked them for a fight (he put up his fists) The man attempts to grab one of the children’s mobile phone from his hand, he pushed the second child. Two of the children move away, the man continues to shout at the child with the phone and acts aggressively for about 5 minutes.

The children said that they have seen this man hanging around before.


SCHOOL: St Mark’s Catholic School
LOCATION:St Mark’s Catholic School
Gender: Male, Age: 60's, Build: Stocky, Skin: White, Hat: Beenie, Coat: Navy Puffer, Skirt/Trs/Dress: Black Tracksuit Trousers, Voice/Accent: Eastern European

The man approached three girls and said “Good morning Guys, How are you?” and then he touched/stroked the inside of one of the girls arm.

The girls have stated they have seen him before, usually in the morning, hanging around outside the school gates and by the bus stop trying to talk to other girls

SCHOOL: Woodbridge Park Education Service
DATE/TIME: 06.11.19 10.30am
LOCATION: Alleyway on Oriel estate near Oriel Primary School
Gender: Male, Age: Mid 20s, Height: 6ft, Build: Slim, Skin: Dark brown, Hair: Short brown, Eyes: Brown, Facial Hair: Stubble beard and looked scruffy

Two 14 year old girls walking to school saw a man in the alley looking down his pants, they went to a nearby shop and then went to the bus stop walking past the alley again. He approached them asking for their phone numbers, saying you are really pretty. They asked how old he was - he claimed to be 16/17.

When they tried to leave he followed then the man grabbed one of the girls from behind, spun her around and pinned her to the fence and began to choke her around the throat. The other girl began to punch him and she managed to get free and get onto the bus.

Police have been informed.


SCHOOL: Belmont Primary School
DATE/TIME: 4th November, 10:15am
LOCATION: Outside our main school gate
Gender: Male, Age: 50's, Height: Average, Build: Stocky, Skin: White, Hair: Grey (had grey facial hair too), Voice/Accent: London Accent,  Car: Reg No: LS03 KOX, Make/Model: MG, Colour: Grey, No of Doors: 5, Property in/on Vehicle: Star Wars R2D2 blow up robot in passenger seat. Lots of energy drink cans in car. Lots of other stuff in back seat

At about 10:15am we noticed a car parked with all 4 wheels on the pavement right outside our main pedestrian gate. It had hazard lights on with no one in in. It was there unattended for several minutes after we first spotted it. There were some very strange things in the car including a big blown up Star Wars robot in the back seat and lots of energy drink cans scattered around and junk.

The driver appeared and was questioned as to why he had parked in front of our school and left his car unattended. He became very quickly extremely rude and aggressive and drove off at speed, clunking across and down the pavement and veering across the road, initially with the driver’s door still open.

The car registration plate was LS03 KOX. It was a silver car.

The man was white, in his late 50s with grey hair and a grey beard.


SCHOOL: St Mark's Catholic School
DATE/TIME: 8:30am
LOCATION: St Mark's Catholic School
Gender: Male, Age: 20's, Height: 5ft 5ish, Build: Stocky, Skin: Olive, Hat: Black, Hair: Black, Eyes: Brown, Coat: Baseball type, Trousers: Black tracksuit trousers, Shoes: Trainers, Voice/Accent: London

This morning a man approached the gate stating that he needed to come in and needed to see his brother. He said that his brother's name and that he was in year 2, I explained he had the wrong school as we are a secondary school and he then said the boy was he was looking for St Mark's and he needed to see him. He then changed the name and said he needed to see Antione, I asked if it was Antione or Nathan and he just said "yes." He seemed to be heavily under the influence of drugs, there was strong smell off of him. 

He was very keen to get into the school. I stood by the gate so he could not get past and explained that he would not be able to come in and that he should ring his brother or parents after school if he wanted to see him. He started mumbling and asking to see him again and to get in to the school and I again explained he could not. ​He then left. 

SCHOOL: Springwest Academy, Browells Lane, Feltham
DATE/TIME: 04/10/2019 Approx 19.30pm
LOCATION: Outside feltham Train Station
Gender: Male, Age: Approx 30-31 yrs, Height: Medium, Build: Average, Skin Colour: Mixed Race, Hair: Brown/black, frizzy, medium length, Eyes: Brown, T-Shirt: Green, Coat/Jacket: Green Hoodie, Trousers: Light blue jeans, Shoes/Boots: Adidas trainers, Voice/ Accent: Mixed Indian Accent.

After visiting the park our male student went to get his bus, the bus was full and the driver told everyone to get off.  The boy got off the bus and sat on the bench next to a guy, the guy kept asking what his name was so the student gave a false name, the guy then asked “where do you live, what school do you go to”, the boy covered up his badge on his blazer. The guy then grabbed his leg and pulled it closer to him, the boy pulled away, after about two minutes the guy stood up and grabbed the boy round the neck, no one at the stop helped the boy.  The boy ran from the Feltham Station to the next bus stop and has not seen this guy since.

The police were not informed.

SCHOOL: Cardinal Road Infant & Nursery School
DATE/TIME: 02/10/2019 10.45am
LOCATION: Leisurewest Complex Carpark

A group of children, Teachers and Parents were walking through the Leisurewest Complex car park.

They were approached by a group of 4 boys; (aged between 10 and 12 years old; and a dog from the Traveller Caravans. The 4 boys went to the front of the group and were trying to engage the Teacher and children in conversation and walking in between the children, disrupting them. The Teacher asked them to leave the children alone, the eldest boy ran between the children and called a child a derogatory name and tapped him on the head. Nobody was hurt but it was upsetting for the children.

The Safer Neighbourhood Police Team have been informed, phone calls have been made to Springwest Academy, Victoria Juniors and St Lawrences.


SCHOOL: Springwest Academy Browells Lane, Feltham
DATE/TIME: 5pm 30/09/2019
LOCATION: By Southville Junior School
Gender: Male x 2, Age: Approx 30 & 15/16, Height: 6ft & 5'10", Build: Slim, Skin Colour: Mixed Race, Hat: 1. Nike hat, 2. Bandana over facw, no hat.

The student was walking home from school.  One person on a moped kept passing him, the man on the moped got off and was with another person about 15/16 years old followed him. When he ran they ran after him.  When he met an adult he knew they stopped following him and went the other way.

The Police have been informed.

SCHOOL: St Mark’s Catholic School
DATE/TIME: 25/9 8.10am
LOCATION: Strafford Road, Hounslow


Gender: Male, Age: 45/50, Height: 5ft 6", Build: Well built, Skin: Olive, Hair: Very short/shaved, Coat: None even though cold and wet, Jumper: Blue T-Shirt, Trousers: Shorts


Year 8 student walking down Strafford Road – man waving at her from the main road, when she walked past he caught hold of her hand and walked with her talking about Iraq (his other hand on his heart) he let go when they reached the school but called that he would she her tomorrow and that he was going to the High Street.


SCHOOL: Chiswick School
DATE/TIME: Tues/Weds 17th -18th Sept 
LOCATION: Burlington lane and around the school perimeter
Gender: Male, Age: Varied 

5 men mugged 6th form students and took phones and wallets on Tuesday 17th Sept at 1.45pm

Wednesday 18th Sept@ 2 mopeds with 2 youths on each attempted to steal a phone from one of students despite increased police presence in area around school


SCHOOL: Sparrow Farm Junior School
DATE/TIME: 19/9/19/8.28am
LOCATION: Cygnet Avenue, Feltham
Gender: Male, Age: Late 20's, Height:5'8", Skin Colour: White, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Brown, Shirt/Tie: Black T-Shirt with footballs, Skirt/Trs/Dress: Light Denium Jeans, Voice/Accent: Foreign Accent, Scars/Tattoos: Small black mole on lower right cheek

A Yr 6 child was walking to school from Cygnet Avenue at 8.29am when she saw a man on the opposite side of the road.
He crossed the road an approached her and offered her free candy to which she said no thank you
He carried on walking and then again asked her if she would like an apple.
Again she said no thank you and carried on walking.
He then crossed the road and walked off in the opposite direction.

Reported to the police



SCHOOL: Green Dragon Primary School
DATE/TIME: 17/09/19 @ 8am
LOCATION: Travel Lodge on the corner of North Road, Brentford
Gender: Male, Age: Early 30's, Skin: Mixed Race, Man was wearing a clown mask

Pupil got off the bus at the Travel Lodge.

The man was on the opposite side of the road and shouted “I’m going to get you”, and chased him.

He was wearing a killer clown mask.

Police were contacted immediately.


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