Social media reports of riots and stabbings at school are 'completely fictitious' says headteacher
A Black Country headteacher says reports of multiple riots, stabbings and fights at his school are "completely fictitious" and that the incidents have been "heavily exaggerated" on social media.
Mat Winzor, the headteacher of Aldersley High School in Codsall, has moved to reassure parents that rumours of a large disorder at the school last Friday, and again on Thursday this week are "untrue."
The message comes following online reports of a large disturbance at the high school, with one video showing a mass of students running away from the school's grounds.
Mr Winzor said: "We have had two incidents in the school, which have both been dealt with by our school's policy.