Head teacher’s funeral

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breaking news

Two schools will be closed on the day the funeral is held for a head teacher.

All Saints Junior and Infant Schools, in Matlock, will be closed on Friday, May 2, for the funeral of Kate Griffin, who was head teacher of the infants school.

The 40–year–old, of Holymoorside, passed away on April 10 from leukaemia.

The mother–of–three had been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia when she was heavily pregnant in October 2012.

After giving birth, she underwent course of chemotherapy. In April last year her cancer went into remission, however it came back in October.

She leaves behind her husband Ross Griffin and her daughters, Lydia, Eva and Nancy.