Mr Deverill

Type: Control freak
School Days: 2002

After his appointment as Grange Hill's new deputy head, Stephen Deverill was determined to strengthen discipline in the school. He came from Congreve Hall, an elite public school, and firmly believed the pupils should know their place. Mr Robson was a "liberal do-gooder" and the school needed a kick up the backside in his opinion.

But there was more to Deverill than meets the eye. His real name was Wilcox - he was sacked from Congreve for assaulting pupils and assumed the identity of a colleague - the real Mr Deverill - to get the job at Grange Hill. Mr Deverill could make trouble where it didn't exist and often put his foot in it. Devious, evil and not to be trusted, his quest for power knew no bounds and he'd go to extraordinary lengths to get what he wanted.

MR DEVERILL'S SCHOOL REPORT
Series 25: Mr Deverill arrives late for his first day at Grange Hill. When Mr Robson is hospitalised Deverill takes control of the school piece by piece; he talks Mr Robson into OK-ing his "positive discipline" scheme and wears Mrs Holmes into submission.

Deverill takes a dislike to Ian Hudson; wrongly blaming him for the school graffiti. The pair clash at Saturday detention. When Ian sprays "Deverill Is A Nazi" in the playground, Deverill strikes him. Ian struggles to be believed.

At Congreve Hall, Deverill is recognised by two of their pupils. Max and Ben discover he used to beat Rob and search for evidence against Deverill. By now, Deverill has got the job as Grange Hill's new head. At Mr Robson's wedding do, Ian confronts Deverill; there's a showdown in the computer room and Mr Robson learns the truth. Deverill burns the incriminating evidence; a fire starts and takes out the whole school.

ASSOCIATES: Ian Hudson, Mr Robson, Mrs Holmes.

CURRENT WHEREABOUTS: Still on the run. And maybe coming to a school near you!

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