Students and staff have been told of the death of a “cherished” year 12 schoolgirl, who has left a school community devastated. The girl attended The Arthur Terry School in Sutton in Birmingham.
In a heartfelt letter to parents on Thursday, January 12, headteacher Samantha Kibble said: “It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the tragic death of one of our Year 12 students.
“She was a cherished member of our school, attending school since Year 7.
“She will be missed by everybody at the school. Our thoughts are with the family at this time, and on behalf of the school community we have been in touch to offer our condolences and support.”
Year 12 students have now been informed of her death and are being given the opportunity to spend time together.
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