It is understood the teacher, Mrs Ann Maguire, as stated on the school website, taught Spanish and RE and was the head of year 11 at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with her death.
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A video showing the moment a carriage on the Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers crashed into an empty car has been shown in court.
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Police are seeking help to trace a mother and her child after they failed to return after an agreed outing on Saturday 24 September.