Henry Hepburn

A week in secondary: 25 November 2016

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The outgoing president of School Leaders Scotland has praised schools for how they responded to a series of bomb hoaxes earlier this year. Andy Smith, headteacher at South Lanarkshire’s Carluke High School, said that school leaders’ crisis-management skills were “tested on a daily basis” but that this new threat was “absolutely terrifying”. He added: “And yet we continue to deal with such incidents in a calm and professional manner, reassuring our communities, staff and pupils.”

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