– Tom Riordan, chief executive of Leeds City Council
We are aware of the serious incident at Corpus Christi Catholic College this morning and our thoughts are with all those concerned.
We are working with the school to support pupils and staff at this very upsetting time. We wish to reassure people that this was an isolated incident and there is no ongoing risk to pupils or staff at the school.
We are working closely with the police and helping with their investigation.”
A 15-year-old will be questioned by police for a third day today. Spanish and RE teacher Ann Maguire died after being stabbed during a class.