Exeter Headteacher Earns £150k

It's been revealed that a headteacher in Exeter earns more than £150,000 a year - £10,000 more than the Prime Minister.

Exeter school puts Academy bid on hold while under investigation

A secondary school in Exeter where the head teacher earns more than the Prime Minister is putting its application for Academy status on hold. Steve Maddern is paid more than £150,000 as head of West Exe Technology College.

Yesterday the city's MP Ben Bradshaw told this programme the school's bid to become an academy must be delayed while an investigation into its governance takes place.

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