Teacher convicted of abusing pupils


April 28, 2020 | By Samantha Follows |

April 28, 2020 | By Samantha Follows |

A teacher who worked at a school in North Yorkshire has been convicted of abusing female pupils.

Jonathan Clayton was working at the school as a supply teacher when he abused the girls who were aged between seven and eleven. He was sentenced yesterday at Teesside Crown Court to a term of imprisonment of eight and a half years.

Issues had arisen during the trial as the school which employed him were unaware that there had been a previous allegation made against him.

Switalskis have many years of experience in acting for victims of abuse, including those at schools.   If you would like to speak to one of our experienced team of solicitors for advice we can guarantee that you will be dealt with sensitively and with the utmost confidence.

If you would like to contact me confidentially, my email address is Samantha.follows@switalskis.com or you can call our 24-hour, confidential child abuse helpline 0800 138 4700.

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