Under-age sex teacher jailed

14th September 2001 at 01:00
A science teacher who slept with a 15-year-old pupil has been jailed for two years. Birmingham Crown Court heard that the 44-year-old teacher - who cannot be named for legal reasons - had initially told the girl they must not have sex because he was in a position of trust. Judge Laurence Marshall said: "You abused that trust and it's necessary that you be punished for it."

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