Rapper Dave has demanded the resignation of the pinnacle trainer of a college the place an assault on a 15-year-old black pupil has sparked a race row.

The musician, 24, slated principal Richard Beeson, who has already come beneath fireplace for not intervening faster.

Horrific video footage of the combat exterior Thomas Knyvett Faculty in Ashford, Surrey, was shared on-line and reveals a gang of individuals hitting and kicking the sufferer as she lies on the ground. 

Grownup voices could be heard all through the altercation, apparently encouraging the combat and giving directions on how you can damage {the teenager}.  

Dave – best-known for his hit Starlight – instructed his 850,000 followers on Twitter: ‘So this principal RICHARD BEESON in Ashford’s Thomas Knyvett Faculty is gonna stroll in and watch as that black little one is ATTACKED by a mob and so they suppose that may run? WE NEED HIM OUT OF THAT JOB ASAP.

‘Don’t make this bizarre Thomas Knyvett trigger we’ll wait exterior of your school grounds until each member of employees on this video is sacked. DO THE RIGHT THING BEFORE WE FORCE YOU TO.’  

The violent footage reveals a bunch of younger women attacking an adolescent in the course of the road on Monday afternoon

Dozens attended a demonstration outside the school on Wednesday, led by activists from the protest group Forever Family, dressed in uniforms and body armour

Dozens attended an indication exterior the college on Wednesday, led by activists from the protest group Ceaselessly Household, wearing uniforms and physique armour

Rapper Dave - best-known for his hit Starlight - has demanded the resignation of the head

Rapper Dave – best-known for his hit Starlight – has demanded the resignation of the pinnacle

Strands of the sufferer’s hair are seen on the ground on the finish of the combat, when academics from the college come out on to the pavement.

Many have since criticised employees, and specifically the pinnacle trainer, for not intervening faster, with a petition calling for him to ‘dropped at ebook’ receiving greater than 80,000 signatures.

A relative of the woman instructed the Mirror: ‘Nobody from the college introduced her again to us. We needed to go to her and get her residence. They let her go to a good friend’s home after which from her good friend’s home she used her good friend’s cellphone to name us.

‘After I requested [Mr Beeson] in a gathering, I stated, “Are you aware what damage me essentially the most in that video? I used to be asking who’s going to cease it?”

Rapper Dave has entered the fray to give his thoughts on the scandal erupting at the school

Rapper Dave has entered the fray to provide his ideas on the scandal erupting on the faculty

Raspect Fyahbinghi speaks exterior Thomas Knyvett Faculty throughout yesterday’s protest

Police have arrested 5 individuals and are trying to find a sixth after the altercation exterior a Surrey faculty

‘Finally I instructed him, “While you walked into the shot, you strolled in and also you even allowed yet another punch”.’

Dozens attended an indication exterior the college on Wednesday, led by activists from the protest group Ceaselessly Household, wearing uniforms and physique armour.

The organisation goals to ‘mobilise, organise and centralise our group initiatives to empower and help organisations with comparable goals’.

It comes after a 39-year-old lady, a 16-year-old woman, an 11-year-old woman, a ten-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man had been arrested over the assault.

A sixth suspect, a 15-year-old woman, is needed. Police confirmed that she was conscious they had been in search of her. 

A police officer speaks to a demonstrator outside Thomas Knyvett College in Surrey

A police officer speaks to a demonstrator exterior Thomas Knyvett Faculty in Surrey

An announcement on the college’s web site right now reads: ‘There was a severe assault on Monday 6 February 2023 on the junction of Salcombe Highway and Stanwell Highway near Thomas Knyvett Faculty, quickly after the top of the college day. 

Ceaselessly Household: The British protest group with uniforms, physique armour, walkie-talkies and military-style drills who resemble the Black Panther motion in ‘battle towards racism’ 

A protest exterior the college yesterday was led by activist group Ceaselessly Household.

The group’s members are typically seen at demonstrations – often associated to race points – carrying uniforms, physique armour and holding walkie-talkies. 

The organisation goals to ‘mobilise, organise and centralise our group initiatives to empower and help organisations with comparable goals’. 

A promotional video shared by the group – whose members have been described beforehand as resembling the Black Panther revolutionary activists of Sixties America – states that stated they’re ‘united within the battle towards racism, inequality and injustice’.  

It’s unclear how the group are funded, however they’ve been described as a ‘Black-owned enterprise’ that accepts donations from the general public.

Their ‘firm values’ are listed as ‘integrity, transparency and accountability’ – suggesting they’ve a enterprise or army strategy to their work.

‘The Police had been known as, and so they have made numerous arrests in reference to this incident, and their investigation is ongoing.

‘Uppermost in our ideas has been the welfare and care of the sufferer, however The Howard Partnership Belief, of which Thomas Knyvett Faculty is part, is conscious this incident has triggered pressure among the many wider group. 

‘We’re taking this example extraordinarily critically and are working with all businesses concerned. We have to ask for calm and endurance whereas important work is undertaken to determine the information. 

‘To this finish, within the pursuits of security of all involved, we’ve got taken the choice to shut the college early right now.’

MailOnline approached the college and Mr Beeson for additional remark.

A spokesman for Surrey Police stated: ‘We’re conscious that this incident can have triggered concern amongst college students, dad and mom, and employees at Thomas Knyvett Faculty, in addition to the broader group.

‘We want to reassure you that an investigation is beneath method, 5 arrests have been made in reference to this incident, and we’re working intently with Thomas Knyvett Faculty as we examine this matter.’

The spokesman requested that folks chorus from sharing movies of the horrific combat on social media and as a substitute despatched hyperlinks to the police. 

‘We’re additionally conscious that a number of movies of this distressing incident are circulating on social media. 

‘We ask that you don’t share any movies or photographs of this incident, however to submit them through the hyperlink beneath to allow them to be thought-about as proof on this investigation.’

Inspector Maxine Cilia, borough commander for Spelthorne, stated she was shocked to see such a violent altercation close to a college.  

‘I used to be shocked to see a number of the video footage of this combat and the extent of violence from younger individuals exterior one in every of our native colleges.

A crowd listens to activist Raspect Fyahbingh from Forever Family during the protest

A crowd listens to activist Raspect Fyahbingh from Ceaselessly Household through the protest

Police have asked people not to share videos of the fight online and asked any witnesses to come forward. There will be extra patrols through the area in the coming days

Police have requested individuals to not share movies of the combat on-line and requested any witnesses to return ahead. There might be additional patrols by the world within the coming days 

‘Each schoolchild ought to really feel secure in the area people and never the goal of any sort of violence as they depart faculty premises,’ she stated. 

Inspector Cilia added that there could be additional patrols within the space over the approaching days. 

‘Surrey Police are actually investigating this incident and gathering additional proof with the complete co-operation of the college. There might be additional patrols on this native space for reassurance and to allow native individuals to talk with officers.’

Police are additionally interesting for any eyewitnesses or anybody with CCTV, dashcam or helmet cam footage, or any photographs and movies on their cellphones to get in contact.

They added that anybody driving or strolling by the world round Salcombe Highway on Monday between 2pm and 3pm who noticed or heard one thing that may help the investigation ought to contact them.