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Ex-headteacher convicted of abuse

A former boarding school head is facing a lengthy jail term after being convicted of abusing boys during the 1970s and 1980s.

Derek Slade, 61, of Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, was convicted of more than 50 offences and will be sentenced on Monday.

A jury at Ipswich Crown Court found him guilty of sexually assaulting and beating boys between 1978 and 1983 at private schools in Wicklewood, Norfolk, and Great Finborough, Suffolk.


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