‘Super’ headteacher on £100,000 a year posts ‘F*** Ofsted’ on Instagram and says ‘Sod all you b****y peasants’ then boasts he is off ‘cruising the Adriatic sea’ after inspectors rate his schools as inadequate
- Tony Draper made the comments after his two Milton Keynes schools got rated
- A screenshot of the angry post has been passed around outraged parents
- One parent said: ‘He should not be allowed to earn £100,000-a-year’
Tony Draper, who earns £100,000-a-year as a ‘super’ headteacher, has been caught out by parents after posting ‘f*** Ofsted’ on Instagram
A ‘super’ headteacher who earns £100,000-a-year has been caught out by parents after posting ‘f*** Ofsted’ and ‘sod all you b****y peasants’ on Instagram.
Tony Draper made the comments after two of the Milton Keynes schools he heads were graded as ‘inadequate’ by the regulatory board.
The post was shared alongside a picture of a luxurious yacht. Draper then went on to say: ‘I’m having one of these and cruising the Adriatic, because I’m worth it.’
Both schools are headed by ex-government education advisor Mr Draper who is CEO of the Lakes Academies Trust.
Water Hall Primary School received an ‘outstanding’ rating in March 2013 but was graded ‘inadequate’ earlier this year. It was also placed under special measures.
The second school under the trust, Knowles Primary School, was also rated inadequate by Ofsted, having been told that it required improvement in 2016.
The angry Instagram post was seen by horrified parents and when a screenshot was widely shared, the account was changed from public to private.
One parent said on Facebook: ‘I believe it’s down to the leadership of the one in charge, he probably hasn’t got the greatest team around him but then again one must wonder how on earth he decides to manage his team from the Adriatic sea!’
Another parent asked: ‘His school failed Ofsted so what impression does this give us parents?’
He made the comments after two of the Milton Keynes schools he heads were graded as ‘inadequate’ by the regulatory board. Pictured is Knowles Primary School
And another said: ‘He should not be allowed to earn £100,000-a-year running an academy.’
It is understood a group of parents have asked Mr Draper to publicly apologise for the post.
Others are taking a more lenient approach. ‘This was probably a private post from his private account, but it’s been made public and passed around. Who likes Ofsted anyway?’ said one.
Water Hall Primary School (pictured) received an ‘outstanding’ rating in March 2013 but was graded ‘inadequate’ earlier this year. It was also placed under special measures
Mr Draper is a former president of the National Association of Head Teachers and a member of the NAHT Assessment review group.
After starting his career in 1985 Mr Draper taught across the primary schools in Daventry and Northampton taking up his first headship in 2000 at a Milton Keynes school.
The Lakes Academies Trust today refused to comment on the matter and would not confirm whether an investigation is underway.
Mr Draper was unavailable for comment.