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Head granted special leave’at term start

PUBLISHED: 15:45 24 September 2009 | UPDATED: 17:13 25 August 2010

A HEADTEACHER at a primary school has missed the beginning of term after governors granted her request for a special leave of absence.

A HEADTEACHER at a primary school has missed the beginning of term after governors granted her request for a "special leave of absence".

Parents of children at Bursted Wood Primary School, in Swanbridge Road, Bexleyheath, were told the news in a letter from the school governors.

The letter, sent to parents on September 9, said headteacher Ely Prynne had asked for an "indefinite period of special leave of absence"

In a statement released by the governors this week, it was confirmed that Diana Dryland, the deputy headteacher, will take on the work of the headteacher in her absence and said they were 'pleased' that she had agreed to do so and had the governors' full support.

The statement added: "The governors, school community and the London Borough of Bexley remain fully committed to maintaining the high quality education of the children at Bursted Wood and will ensure that teaching and learning remain unaffected by this temporary situation."

Mrs Prynne was appointed headteacher of the school in 1998.

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