Ian Bradbury, Executive Head Teacher of the Quantock Federation, has commented following claims a teacher at Danesfield School in Williton, Somerset, taped pupils mouths shut.
We take all allegations concerning the well-being of our children very seriously. An incident happened yesterday which we are investigating thoroughly. A member of staff has been suspended whilst the investigation continues.
My thanks to the numerous parents who have brought this matter to my personal attention and have given their on-going support to us in this challenging situation.
More top news
A sweet shop owner in Pakistan has admitted killing 30 people, including children, by lacing confectionery with pesticides.
Kirsty Williams successfully defended her Brecon seat, but her party lost four others in a disastrous night.
President Erdogan refuses to amend his country's terror laws in return for visa-free travel in Europe for his citizens.