Parents want answers on private school scandal

Somerville House is centre of a major row.
Somerville House is centre of a major row. Courier-Mail

PARENTS are up in arms over a top-level decision by the Uniting Church not to properly investigate an unfolding elite schools scandal.

Brisbane school Somerville House is in crisis with reports other senior executive staff members plan to resign in coming weeks in support of highly-regarded principal Flo Kearney who sensationally quit last Tuesday.

The Presbyterian and Methodist School Association, which governs Somerville House, Brisbane Boys College, Clayfield College and Sunshine Coast Grammar, has refused to comment on the saga.

The Courier-Mail exclusively revealed an alleged cover-up by the PMSA over a high-profile security breach, a series of lewd texts and "covert" nude Korean bathhouse meetings by key figures at the powerful church body.

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