FOI Request - Sexual Relationships with Pupils

Request 101000191976

1. Please could you tell us how many staff from schools in your Local Authority area were suspended facing investigation and/or disciplined and/or permanently dismissed following claims of an allegation of an abuse of their power in a position of trust - specifically a sexual relationship with a pupil - during the following school calendar years:

(a) 2012-2013

(b) 2011-2012

(c) 2010-2011

(d) 2009-2010

(e) 2008-2009

2. Please could you also tell us how many staff from schools in your Local Authority area faced police charges following an allegation of an abuse of their power in a position of trust - specifically a sexual relationship with a pupil - during the following school calendar years:

(a) 2012-2013

(b) 2011-2012

(c) 2010-2011

(d) 2009-2010

(e) 2008-2009

For information

By the term "staff" we include teachers, other staff/governors, and volunteers working in or on behalf of a Local Education Authority, a school, an FE institution in either a paid or unpaid capacity.

By the term "school" we include all types of educational establishments eg. FE Institutions, Sixth Form Colleges, and Pupil Referral Units.

By the term "pupil" we refer to children under the age of 18.

Response 01-11-2013

1. NIL to all years

2. NIL to all years

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