Headteacher: stabbings 'a deeply concerning incident'

Carl Williams, Headteacher at Moreton School Credit: http://moreton-school.org/

Following the stabbing of around 20 Year 7 pupils at a school in Wolverhampton with a diabetic pen on Monday, Carl Williams, Headteacher at Moreton School, said:

“This is a deeply concerning incident. As soon as we were alerted to it, we contacted parents of the children affected and spoke to the local police. We are also working closely with public health experts and further advice and reassurance is being given to parents today.

“We take the health, wellbeing and safety of all our students extremely seriously and we would like to assure all parents and guardians that we are treating this incident with the gravity required.”

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