Fred Talbot jailed for five years for sexual assaults on two schoolboys – The Guardian

‘The former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for five years for indecently assaulting two schoolboys when he was a teacher.’

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The Guardian, 13th March 2015

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Chemistry teacher planned to join Islamic State and commit multiple acts of murder – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 5th, 2015 in news, proscribed organisations, teachers, terrorism by tracey

‘Jamshed Javeed is awaiting sentencing after admitting two counts of engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th March 2015

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Teacher gets life-long ban from profession after admitting affair with student – The Independent

Posted February 26th, 2015 in disqualification, news, professional conduct, teachers by sally

‘A 26-year-old teacher has been disqualified from the profession for life after she admitted to an affair with a student.’

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The Independent, 25th February 2015

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How abuse trial exposed dark secret at top music schools – The Guardian

‘It was the trial of Michael Brewer in 2013 that exposed the dark secret of abuse at some of the UK’s most prestigious music schools. Brewer, a former head of music at Chetham’s in Manchester, was found guilty of indecently assaulting a pupil who was 14 at the time. His victim, Frances Andrade, a gifted violinist, killed herself after giving evidence against him, before he was sentenced to six years in jail.’

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The Guardian, 20th February 2015

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Top UK music teacher Philip Pickett jailed for 11 years over sex attacks in sound-proof Guildhall practice rooms – The Independent

‘A former Guildhall School of Music teacher who lured his female pupils into soundproof practice rooms before he raped and abused them has been jailed for 11 years.’

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The Independent, 20th February 2015

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Teacher fined for posting pro-Hitler image on Facebook aimed at Jews – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 19th, 2015 in costs, fines, internet, news, racism, teachers by sally

‘Mahmudul Choudhury faces losing job after admiting racially-aggravated offence aimed at Jews after sharing photo of former Nazi leader on Facebook.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th February 2015

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Near-drowned woman wins compensation over school swimming lesson – BBC News

Posted February 18th, 2015 in compensation, negligence, news, personal injuries, school children, teachers by sally

‘A woman who nearly drowned during a school swimming lesson when she was 10 years old has won a compensation battle at the High Court.’

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BBC News, 17th February 2015

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Fred Talbot guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys – The Guardian

‘The former television weatherman Fred Talbot has been convicted of indecently assaulting two teenage boys when he was a teacher.’

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The Guardian, 13th February 2015

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Birmingham PE teacher Marcus Marcussen jailed for abuse – BBC News

Posted February 13th, 2015 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences, teachers by tracey

‘A retired PE teacher has been jailed for nine years for sexually abusing schoolboys nearly 60 years ago.’

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BBC News, 13th February 2015

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Retired teacher David Lowe jailed for pupils’ sex abuse – BBC News

‘A teacher who sexually abused boys at two prestigious Catholic boarding schools has been jailed for 10 years.’

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BBC News, 5th February 2015

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Music teacher avoids jail over extreme animal pornography and indecent images of children -

‘A music teacher has avoided being sent to prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children and extreme pornography involving animals.’

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The Independent, 4th February 2015

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Boy, 16, who murdered teacher Ann Maguire loses challenge to jail term – The Guardian

Posted January 30th, 2015 in appeals, murder, news, school children, sentencing, teachers, young offenders by sally

‘The 16-year-old boy who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has lost a challenge to his 20-year minimum term.’

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The Guardian, 29th January 2015

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Webber v Department for Education – WLR Daily

Posted January 22nd, 2015 in law reports, ombudsmen, pensions, teachers by sally

Webber v Department for Education [2014] EWHC 4240 (Ch); [2015] WLR (D) 14

‘It was prima facie a matter for the ombudsman to assess whether and to what extent an oral hearing was necessary either to enable the investigation to be satisfactorily completed or out of fairness, and such decisions could only be challenged on appeal on the familiar basis that they exceeded the generous ambit within which reasonable disagreement was possible.’

WLR Daily, 19th December 2014

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Ex-teacher imprisoned over affair with pupil – The Guardian

‘A former drama teacher who fathered a child during an affair, which began when the girl was a pupil, has been jailed for 12 months, despite a plea from his wife for leniency.’

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The Guardian, 20th January 2015

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Attorney general unable to review teacher-pupil sex sentence – The Guardian

‘A judge who gave a teacher a suspended sentence after suggesting he had been “groomed” by a pupil he was convicted of having sex with is to face an official investigation. Stuart Kerner, 44, was found guilty last month of two counts of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust. But on Wednesday, he was given a suspended 18-month sentence by Joanna Greenberg QC, who said it was clear that his 16-year-old victim was obsessed with him.’

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The Guardian, 15th January 2015

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Judge criticised after claiming 16-year-old pupil groomed teacher – The Guardian

‘A judge is facing criticism after she handed down a suspended sentence to a teacher found guilty of having sex with a pupil and said the 16-year-old girl had “groomed” him.’

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The Guardian, 14th January 2015

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Sex teacher Stuart Kerner’s ‘unduly lenient’ sentence may be reviewed – BBC News

‘The Attorney General is to consider whether a suspended sentence handed to a religious studies teacher who had a sex with a pupil should be reviewed.’

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BBC News, 14th January 2015

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Teaching assistant who tied 7-year-old child to a chair sentenced to 12-month community service – The Independent

Posted January 9th, 2015 in child cruelty, community service, news, sentencing, teachers by sally

‘The “cruel” teaching assistant who “humiliated” a seven-year-old girl over five months at a West Yorkshire school has been given a 12-month community service order.’

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The Independent, 8th January 2015

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Pupils’ lawyers challenge lower threshold for school exclusions – The Guardian

‘Many more children could be expelled from school under new guidance which comes into force this week, according to lawyers who represent pupils at appeal panels.’

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The Guardian, 6th January 2015

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Teacher who hit boy, six, over head with ruler acquitted of assault – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2014 in assault, child cruelty, news, school children, teachers by sally

‘Rina Khan walks free from court after being found not guilty of common assault and child cruelty during primary school maths lesson.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th December 2014

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