Suspension 'broke the law'

A Department of Education investigation into the suspension of the former head of the main school on the Scillies has found that the local council and the school governors broke the law.

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Head teacher to give 'his side of the story'

The suspended head of the of the Five Islands School on the Isles of Scilly has agreed to an interview with those examining the schools affairs.

Mr Wilby was suspended last May over alleged financial irregularities. He wants to speak with investigators to give his side of the story.

At a full meeting of the Island Council tonight it was also revealed that Mr Wilby's contract as head teacher ended on August 31st of this year.

An audit at the £15 million school is due to be completed by middle of October.

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