November 2016

Former teacher jailed for sex offences against students


A former PE teacher has been jailed for 18 months for historic sex offences against two students.

Simon Ferris, 41, admitted three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of causing or inciting sexual activity with a girl.

Ferris, of Fusilier Way, Weedon, Northamptonshire was given a a 10-year Sexual Harm Prevention Order at Birmingham Crown Court on Wednesday.

He was jailed for 14 months for offences against one girl and four months for offences against the second girl, to run consecutively.

Warwickshire Police said the offences took place between 2004 and 2006 when Ferris was a PE teacher at Princethorpe College near Rugby.

He will be placed on the sex offender register for 10 years and made the subject of a 10 year Sexual Harm Prevention Order.