Halifax teacher guilty of 13 sex charges

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A TEACHER has been found guilty of 13 sex charges.

William Drury, of Chester Road, Boothtown, was found guilty of engaging in sexual activity with a schoolgirl yesterday.

The 48-year-old was also convicted of making six indecent images of her and two other schoolgirls.

Today a jury at Leeds Crown Court today found him guilty of two counts of causing a child to engage in sexual activity by a person in a position of trust, two counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity by a person in a position of trust and two counts of engaging in sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust.

They cleared him of one count of inciting a girl to perform a sex act on a 17-year-old boy in a store cupboard at the Leeds school where he taught English and drama.

*For full story see tomorrow’s Courier