Headteacher resigns during investigation into school attendance data

The Manchester Evening News is reporting that a headteacher has resigned amid an investigation into school attendance data at a local Catholic secondary school.

Peter Tite will officially resign as head of Loreto High School at the end of December, governing chiefs say.

His resignation was confirmed by school governors and trustees at the Diocese of Salford on Tuesday.

It is understood the investigation into the data is still ongoing.

A spokesman from the Diocese of Salford, said: “Mr Tite has resigned his post of headteacher of Loreto High School with effect from December 31, 2015.

“There is an ongoing investigation into school attendance data.

“The Diocese of Salford is working closely with the school and the Local Authority to ensure secure leadership and enable the school to continue to provide the highest quality Catholic education for the children and young people of Loreto High School.”

…A spokesman from Manchester City Council said it was working with the school.

“We’re working with the Diocese and the governing body to support them and to ensure that it’s business as usual for pupils and the school during the next few months…”

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