TWO pupils were kicked out of school for trying to make a DIY flamethrower out of an aerosol can.
The incident on the Isle of Wight was among nearly 1,500 involving kids bringing weapons into the classroom.
In another alarming report, a schoolgirl turned her lipstick into a Killing Eve-style knife — attaching a blade to the end and threatening another pupil.
The figures show others were expelled over weapons including knuckle-dusters and a truncheon.
In Oldham, officials admitted to 67 incidents, including a pupil shooting another in the leg with a BB gun.
There was a similar incident in Bradford.
One pupil was expelled for attacking another with a shard of glass in North Yorkshire while another threw scissors.
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Hammers and fireworks were among the arsenal in Barking and Dagenham, East London.
In Durham, where the lipstick incident took place, a pupil was injured in an assault by another using a pencil sharpener blade.
Freedom of Information requests revealed 1,490 expulsions last year involving weapons, although many local authorities did not provide data.
Campaign for Real Education chairman Christopher McGovern said: “The breakdown of order on our streets is spilling over into schools.”
The Department for Education said it was providing targeted support in the worst-hit areas.
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