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05 May 2019

Latest statements on the tragic death of Calne student

Wiltshire Council statement

Terence Herbert, Executive Director for Children and Education, said: "Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Ellie Gould at this tragic time. We are supporting the school and working with Wiltshire Police and partner organisations."

Hardenhuish School statement

Lisa Percy, Headteacher of Hardenhuish School, said: "I would like to thank everyone for all of the messages of support that we have received from past, present and future parents, colleagues and other members of the community. 

"We would like to express our thanks to all partner agencies who have supported us too. 

"The students, staff and parents have found comfort in being together and paying their respects to Ellie and our thoughts remain with her family and friends at this time."

Hardenhuish School had earlier released the following statement:

The Hardenhuish community is shocked and saddened by the tragic death of Eleanor Gould. Eleanor was a talented, popular and much loved member of our school community who will be dearly missed.

Our thoughts and condolences are with Eleanor's family at this devastating time. We recognise that the coming days and months will be difficult for us all and we are determined to support each other with the help of our partner agencies. Further details of this support will be shared directly with our pupils and parents.

Wiltshire Police statement

Please see the Wiltshire Police website for the latest statements from Wiltshire Police.

Last updated: 7 May 2019 | Last reviewed: 7 May 2019

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