Headteacher Duggie Speight charged with child abuse offences
Headteacher and Special Educational Needs Coodinator, Duggie Speight, has been charged with numerous child abuse offences.
These include three charges of obtaining indecent images of a child, four counts of voyeurism, sexual activity with a child, and abusing a position of trust.
He has been remanded in custody.
On 1st May he appeared at York Magistrates Court, and is due to attend Bradford Crown Court on 28th May.
Bolt Burdon Kemp regularly acts for victims of abuse in schools.
The impact of children who suffer this abuse, particularly at the hands of someone in a position of such responsibility, authority and trust, can be significant and long-lasting. If you or anyone you know is affected by this development, please feel free to contact my team for assistance.