A SCHOOL head suspended over alleged financial irregularities will face a hearing on March 29.

Langley Park head Roger Sheffield was suspended in January as governors investigated allegations.

The governing body is considering the completed first stage of the investigation.

Mr Sheffield will get the chance to present his case at the hearing, which is unlikely to be at the school.

Acting headteacher Keith McGregor said: "The school is doing fine. Students and staff are what make this school."

Chairman of Governors William Beck said: "Suspension should not be regarded as a presumption of guilt."

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