'Lamb' leader resigns

12th February 2010 at 00:00

A headteacher who sparked controversy over a decision to send a lamb hand-reared by schoolchildren to slaughter has resigned. Andrea Charman will step down as head of Lydd Primary School in Romney Marsh, Kent, at the end of the week for "personal reasons", Kent County Council has announced. She attracted fierce criticism from some parents and animal rights campaigners last year over the decision to cull Marcus the lamb.

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