Pupil exposes teacher's lies

20th February 2004 at 00:00
A teacher has quit his job at Bedales school, in Hampshire, after a pupil discovered he had lied about his past. Scott Peake claimed to have come from the Scottish island of Skye and played cricket for Scotland. But a pupil searching the internet found out that he actually came from a council estate in Woolwich, south London.

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