JC v Gordonstoun Schools Limited  CSIH 32
ADHD held not to be a disability
In JC v Gordonstoun Schools Ltd a 16 year old female boarding school pupil, M, was found having sex with a male student on a teacher’s desk one evening. The school principal excluded both pupils. M’s mother claimed that her daughter was disabled as she suffered from a form of ADHD and that the school’s decision amounted to unlawful disability discrimination.