Head's fury over 'grotbag' jibe

29th April 2011 at 01:00
Compalint over pupil jibe

Headteacher Andy Mattison has complained to Ofsted after claiming an inspector described low-achieving pupils at other schools as "grotbags" and "rough little horrors". The watchdog placed William Booth Primary in Nottingham in special measures after judging it to be inadequate. Ofsted said it could not comment on individual complaints.

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