December 28, 2020
By Steve Doughty
Ampleforth College issues statement of ‘profound regret and sorrow’ after series of scandals involving perverted staff
– Ampleforth, known as the ‘Catholic Eton’, apologised for failure to prevent abuse
– The Roman Catholic school has been hit by a series of sexual abuse scandals
– Last month Gavin Williamson prevented the school from recruiting new pupils
England’s most famous Roman Catholic school has apologised for its failure to prevent sexual abuse of pupils.
The statement of ‘profound regret and sorrow’ follows a ban on the admission of new children to Ampleforth College which has threatened the future of the 218 year-old school.
Ampleforth, known as the ‘Catholic Eton’, has been shadowed by a series of abuse scandals which culminated last month in a scathing Ofsted inspection report and an order by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson that prevented the school from recruiting new pupils.