Filey Head to leave post after six years

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The headteacher of Filey School has announced he is to step down after six years in the job.

North Yorkshire County Council has confirmed Andy Dickinson is leaving his post at the Muston Road School for what has been described as “personal reasons”.

His departure will take place with immediate effect.

In the immediate interim period the school has announced Mr Ord - Filey’s deputy headteacher - will lead the school with support from senior colleagues from Whitby Community College.

It is hoped a permanent replacement will be made shorty with Filey School’s governing body and advisers from the North Yorkshire local authority working “very closely together” to ensure a new headteacher is appointed as soon as possible to oversee the schools 775 pupils and 48 teachers.

David Wilson, chairman Filey School’s board of Governors, wished Mr Dickinson well for the future.

He said: “We would like to thank him for six years of loyal service to our school, students and families.”