Mansfield Woodhouse headteacher suspended.

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Nottinghamshire County Council has confirmed that a Mansfield Woodhouse headteacher has been suspended from duty.

A letter from governor Pauline Witham confirms a ‘temporary management change at the school’, but does not state why the suspension has taken place.

“Mrs Rowbottom has been suspended from her post pending an investigation into a matter at the school,” the letter states.

“I am afraid I am unable to provide any further details to parents and I would ask that you do not approach staff or governors for any further information.”

Responsibility for Robin Hood Primary has temporarily been passed to Sharon Gray, headteacher at Netherseal Primary, who will act as executive headteacher while the investigation is carried out.

A county council spokesman said: “We can confirm that the headteacher of Robin Hood Primary has been suspended.”

Mansfield Woodhouse district and county councillor Joyce Bosnjak said: “The county council will clearly be supporting the school with any action they might need to take.

“What is important to me is that the children are not adversely affected in any way.”