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Megan thanks for support

Megan Stammers, who ran away to France with her teacher Jeremy Forrest, has thanked her supporters on Twitter in her first message since returning to the UK.

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Missing Megan's school defends safeguarding policy

The headteacher of the school of Megan Stammers, 15, who fled to France with her maths teacher, released the following statement:

Bishop Bell School has a robust safeguarding policy in place, takes safeguarding very seriously and the effectiveness of its safeguarding procedures is rated Outstanding by OFSTED.

– Terry Boatwright, Executive Headteacher

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