November 2018

Former Bromsgrove teacher sentenced for sex offences against two pupils

A former teacher at a Bromsgrove school who initiated an inappropriate sexual relationship with two of his former pupils has been jailed.

Richard Knight, 53, began the relationships and went on to see the girls on a regular basis until they turned 18.

Knight, formerly of Rainbow Hill in Worcester, pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual activity with a girl while in a position of trust and today (Friday 23 November) he received a two year prison sentence at Worcester Crown Court.

The court heard the investigation was launched after concern was raised with the safeguarding board.