Governors yet to set date

A SECONDARY school headteacher remains suspended awaiting a meeting to decide his fate,

The governors of Peele Community College, Long Sutton, took the decision to suspend head Ian Charles pending an investigation into standards at the school.

But a promised meeting of the board to discuss concerns arising from a recent Ofsted inspection and a Local Authority self-evaluation review, has yet to take place.

Chairman of governors Paul Grooms said: “We have not yet set a date for the meeting as we are still trying to co-ordinate governors’ diaries to find a suitable date.

“In the meantime, nothing else has changed and Mr Charles is still suspended.”

Lincolnshire County Council confirmed it has now been informed in writing of the situation at the school, which hit the headlines last month when it was revealed the head of English was accused of falsifying grades on GCSE coursework.

A spokesman said: “The local authority has now received written confirmation from The Peele Community College regarding the headteacher’s absence.

“We continue to offer support to the governing body to ensure the education of children and young people continues.”