A horrified mother heard foul-mouthed school staff insult her autistic son in a voicemail message after they thought they had hung up.
Leighanne Bromley, 29, from Coventry, said her jaw hit the ground when she first heard the message last week.
Now the disgusted mother has called for the staff heard abusing her son to be suspended from RNIB Three Spires Academy in Coventry.
The special school, which has more than 50 per cent autistic pupils, posted an apology to Leighanne on its website on Friday.
Leighanne Bromley, 29, heard foul-mouthed school staff insult her autistic son in a voicemail message after they thought they had hung up
Her son, Harley, 10, had been off school sick with a cold when a staff member left a friendly voicemail. The staff member then inadvertently recorded a foul-mouthed rant about her son after falsely believing they had hung up
A spokesman for the school said headteacher Rob Jones had been in direct contact with the mother since last week over the accident.
Ms Bromley said her son Harley, 10, was off school with a cold.
A member of staff left a friendly voicemail last Tuesday enquiring after Harley’s health and when he would be returning to school.
However believing she had hung up, the she goes on to say: ‘And make sure he’s off all f****** week.’
A man in the background adds: ‘What about two weeks?’
What follows was an exchange between the woman and male member of staff joking about Harley being kept out of school until the end of term.
The male worker can be heard saying: ‘She was just making sure Harley is off all week, and the second question is could you keep him off next week as well?’
The woman is then heard saying: ‘Yes please until the end of the year.’
The man then jokes about Harley being returned to school on July 27, after the start of the summer holidays.
Ms Bromley said she couldn’t believe the contents of the message and had to hang up and listen to the message several times before reaching the end.
She said: ‘My jaw just hit the floor.
‘I was gobsmacked and horrified someon