Field trip ends in criminal charges

24th March 2000 at 00:00
A HEADTEACHER, school governor and class teacher face a Crown Court appearance over an incident in which children on a field trip were allegedly led down a railway track.

Governor Philip Ramsden, 40, and teacher Dawn Rankin, 25, from Fairways primary school, Stockport, are charged with trespassing, endangering a group of children by being n a line, and obstructing an engine using the track. Head Lynn Boyle, 41, of Cromley Road, Woodsmoor, Stockport, is charged with aiding or abetting, counselling or procuring the other two to trespass on the track, and with aiding or abetting Ms Rankin in endangering children. They are due to appear at Lancaster Crown Court on May 5.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now