STAFF and pupils at a Stone school have been saddened by the sudden death of a teacher.
Chris Burchell, a teacher at Alleyne's Academy, passed away on Sunday, headteacher Karen Lockett said.
She added: “Mr Burchell was a valued and most generous and caring member of staff, who dedicated huge amounts of time and energy both in and outside of school. He will be greatly missed by staff and students alike.
“Our deepest sympathy goes to his family, friends, students and colleagues.”
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