Music teacher had drunken sex sessions with male pupils from her school choir

Laurie Softley drove one lad of 17 to her flat, playing him with alcohol before stripping, a hearing was told — then later did it again with another 17-year-old. On the first occasion she had sex with a sixth former who was having recorder lessons with her. When rumours reached the school an investigation was launched. But Softley was inexplicably […]

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Teacher pretended to have skin cancer in £20k crowdfunding con that even fooled her parents

Keera Brayford, 25, set up a JustGiving page asking for donations after claiming she was battling three inoperable tumours. She deceived hundreds of generous well-wishers – including her parents and some of her students – with faked doctors notes and an emotional story about her non-existent condition. Brayford wrote she needed cash for alternative therapies because her chemotherapy treatment was […]

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‘Racist and sexist’ Two Ronnies sketch is played at parents’ evening

Secondary School head apologises after ‘racist and sexist’ Two Ronnies sketch is played at parents’ evening to demonstrate importance of good communication The clip titled Sheikh in a Grocery Store was shown at Archway School in Stroud Ronnie Corbett plays an Arabic man who struggles to pronounce shopping items Outraged Year Nine parents were ‘furious’ with decision to play ‘outdated’ […]

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Ex-boyfriend of teacher, 29, who 'romped with pupil in plane toilet' says their sex life 'couldn't have been worse'

Eleanor Wilson was 26 when she is said to have had sex with the 16-year-old boy during a flight home from a school trip to Africa in 2015. Her former partner, Andrew Hall, told Bristol Crown Court he eventually dumped her because he was worried she was cheating on him. He also told the jury that towards the end of […]

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Teacher killed herself after being told she was ‘emotionally immature’

‘Perfectionist’ textiles teacher, 27, hanged herself after she was ‘changed completely’ by occupational therapist who called her ’emotionally immature’ Chelsey Peart, 27, told she was ’emotionally immature’ by occupational therapist Her mother told coroner’s court that she ‘changed’ after seeing the report Husband Mark came home to find Chelsey hanged herself – she died at scene  Coroner said the report […]

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Ohio teacher resigns after assigning students bizarre quiz

An Ohio high school language arts teacher resigned this week after a controversial quiz she gave her students provoked controversy.  (iStock) An Ohio high school teacher who allegedly assigned a bizarre quiz last week on the morality of incest and killing animals, resigned Monday amid swift parental backlash, the Columbus Dispatch reported. Sarah Gilliam, 35, who had been an English […]

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Teacher suspended after setting class 'morality' test on incest and puppy killing

Students at an Ohio high school were asked to take part in the disturbing online quiz for an English class. The Columbus Dispatch reports that teacher Sarah Gillam was placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of an investigation. The 35-year-old sparked outrage with the test with one parents at Hilliard Bradley High School calling it "out of line". One question […]

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Teacher babysits for former student so she could attend job fair

When a young mom was in a bind for childcare, her former high school teacher came to the rescue. Larresha Plummer, 18, of Chicago, told “Good Morning America” that she recently messaged her former teacher, LaShonda Carter, on Facebook because she needed help getting to a job fair. Plummer, a soon-to-be freshman at Kennedy-King College, was hoping to land a […]

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