Deaf News: Donaldson’s School produces improvement plan as police investigate claims of sex abuse

Posted on November 26, 2014



The BBC has reported that Donaldson’s School for Deaf children has produced an improvement plan after urgent concerns were expressed over how the school is being run, which led to half the governors at the school resigning last week.

Extract:

An improvement plan has been produced to deal with urgent concerns over how the national school for deaf children is being run.

Scottish government ministers gave Donaldson’s School in Linlithgow seven days to respond to concerns

The government says school managers have submitted their response and it is now being “carefully considered”.

A new principal was recently appointed and many of the school’s governors have resigned.

Meanwhile, police have been looking into claims that sexual offences may have been carried out at the school.

Donaldson’s is a grant-aided special school supported by the Scottish government.

Read the full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-30191746

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