I had my wallet stolen by a pupil. The money was taken out and the wallet thrown away. The wallet was recovered by caretakers and returned - minus the money. After checking CCTV a pupil was found to have stolen it. I had left my classroom for a few minutes (I was free and not teaching) and the pupil entered my classroom, went through my things and found it. Pupil was confronted by HoY and admitted the theft. I did get my money back although that's not the point its what happened next that infuriated me. Nothing happened to the pupil I questioned the inconsistency of this as in some other cases of theft pupils had been excluded. I was told this was the de scion and that was that. I was then asked to speak to the Head to told me that he was disappointed in my reaction to questioning the decision and also told me that he was "shocked" at my reaction when the pupil was made to apologise. Apparently I had not been forgiving enough and not showed enough compassion! I admit that i didn't give the pupil a big hug and say everything was fine but nor was I in any way rude to the pupil. I'm shocked that this incident has been turned around and now apparently I am the one who has done wrong. Do not want to just forget about it but not sure what to do?