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Head Teacher banned after helping pupils cheat in SATs.

Head Teacher banned after helping pupils cheat in SATs.

A head teacher has been banned from the profession indefinitely after helping pupils cheat in their SATs.

Karen Parker also bought them junk food for motivation and set off a fire alarm during exams at Robert Bruce Middle School in Kempston, Bedfordshire.

Her actions "ultimately led" to the annulment of the school's Year 6 SATs results in May 2015, a disciplinary panel said.

Her assistant head was also found to have "provided assistance" to pupils.

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Mrs Parker, 55, who had been head at the school since September 2012, was suspended in July 2015 after an investigation by the Department for Education's Standards and Testing Agency.

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