Langley School

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Mr Brittain left Langley Faculty in February 2016 after coming into right into a settlement settlement

A former trainer alleged to have sexually touched a pupil whereas giving her physics tuition has been banned indefinitely from the occupation.

Robbie Brittain, 33, taught at Langley Faculty in Loddon, Norfolk, when it was alleged he engaged in sexual exercise with the woman in class rooms.

A jury at Norwich Crown Court docket cleared him of two criminal charges in 2016.

However a trainer misconduct panel mentioned “on the steadiness of chances” he had engaged in sexual touching along with her.

The panel mentioned it was happy Mr Brittain had accomplished so in class communal areas between 2013 and 2014.

Mr Brittain began to offer the pupil further physics tuition sooner or later in 2013 and the pupil claimed “inside just a few weeks” sexual touching had begun, a panel report said.

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The grounds of Langley Faculty are Grade I listed

The allegations first got here to mild when she instructed a fellow pupil in April 2014. On a faculty journey later that summer season, when she was warned about not smoking, she instructed different pupils of her sexual experiences, who disclosed the knowledge to workers, resulting in a felony investigation and subsequent trial.

Mr Brittain claimed the pupil “was in impact fabricating the allegations, and that she was a troubled younger lady susceptible to mendacity and exaggeration, motivated by a want to be the centre of consideration and to distract from her poor behaviour on the journey”.

He mentioned her claims had been “solely unbelievable” for causes together with a scarcity of corroborating proof in help of her and “no one contemplating such motion would achieve this in areas the place they might face detection or the place there could also be CCTV”.

However the panel mentioned: “[The pupil] was fully clear about each the actual fact of sexual touching of her by Mr Brittain, and in addition of her touching his non-public areas.

“The panel is thus happy that this allegation is confirmed on the steadiness of chances… on the premise that Mr Brittain engaged in sexual touching of [the pupil]… on dates between 2013 and 2014.”

In a separate allegation it discovered he had touched her internal thigh after a faculty journey in 2012, which she mentioned was accomplished whereas comforting her, nevertheless, the panel added there was no proof there was sexual intent.

He has 28 days to attraction towards the ban.