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Ball change Peter Vaughan. (FP)

By Haydn Gill, Associate Editor (Sports) | Fri, January 04, 2013 - 12:13 AM

The man credited with developing Alexandra School into a major cricket power and producing several outstanding players will leave the St Peter institution after 24 years as part of a shake-up of staff.

Peter Vaughan, a physical education teacher at Alexandra since 1988, is one of close to 20 teachers identified for transfers following the Frederick Waterman-led commission established to look into the affairs at the school.

After playing a key role in turning the once all-girls school into a cricket force, Vaughan has been earmarked for a move to Grantley Adams Memorial School in Blackmans, St Joseph.

While Vaughan, a resident of Walkers, St Andrew, declined comment on his transfer from the only school he has ever taught at, a parent of an Alexandra student who asked not to be identified, described the move as “a slap in the face”.

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Posted by Jane Brown 1 year, 10 months ago
Very professional of Mr. Vaughan not to comment. We all know how the media can spin anything that is said no matter how innocent the statement may be.

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Posted by stephen nicholls 1 year, 10 months ago
An excellent article by Mr Gill...fine investigative journalism, Sir. I congratulate you. This is the type of journalism that must be encouraged.
Mr Gill's article has brought to light that Alexandra now is expected to have "an all-female PE department"!!
Doesn't this perfectly exemplify how little thought was given to this scandalous transfer scheme? Does this not clearly betray what little concern the powers-that-be have for the students? So what really is the motive behind this madness? Think about it!

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