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
The Duke of Cambridge followed in his mother's footsteps today as he visited Commonwealth War Graves in Japan.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says it would be a dream to manage the club one day, but admits he's got to learn his trade first.
Across most of England and Wales it will be a clear, chilly night and Friday morning will start off cold but bright until cloud builds up.