Headteacher Liz Steele and her son James Locker-Steele the school’s IT Technician have both been suspended since January whilst allegations of serious professional misconduct were investigated.
The story took another twist yesterday when the suspended staff and Governors accused Suffolk County Council of making “threats” to staff. The following news report appeared on BBC East:
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But I am not sure a video from a pub with an endorsement from the school caretaker and then local MP Tim Yeo wading in is gong to be that helpful.
That said I can understand their frustration and I do think that this needs to be brought to a head as soon as possible now so that the school and the Steele family can get on with their lives. Whatever the rights and wrongs it must be a really difficult time for them now.