Meanwhile the player concerned is suspended on full pay?
Something wrong sonewhere
Not really - Hepburn has been charged, but not convicted. Like it or not, suspension is the norm in such situations (witness Ben Stokes).
Frankly, failing to report his knowledge is a huge safeguarding failing on Rhodes's part, and it amounts to nothing other than gross misconduct. Anywhere else he'd be suspended, investigated and dismissed in pretty rapid fashion - have a look at Acas for guidance http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4227
). WCCC is involved with the care of under-18s, and in the context of a school, such actions would land you a prohibition order.
Remember, this is an employment matter. If found guilty, Hepburn will face much more serious criminal sanctions than any employment sanctions Rhodes may face.