Bursar faces prison

19th October 2007 at 01:00
A school bursar who lied about his qualifications to get a job is facing jail after stealing nearly pound;60,000 from a secondary school. Ronald Bainbridge, 59, spent years siphoning money from the accounts of Ravensbourne School in Bromley, Kent, to spend on holidays, a new car and rent. Bainbridge admitted one count of deception in connection with his bogus CV, a similar offence involving a cheque and one of furnishing false information concerning a bogus set of accounts. He also pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to 16 sample counts of theft.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today