Oakwood School opened in 1974 and closed in 2000. Run by Suffolk County Council it was a school for boys with emotional and behavioural problems.
In 2015 Eric de Smith, the former head teacher, was convicted of offences against pupils at the school. De Smith’s conviction followed the earlier convictions of former teachers Gerald West and Martin Watts for physical abuse of pupils.
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