15 November 2013
Our Child Abuse Solicitors discuss Headmasters sex abuse trial
Roland Peter Wright, former Headmaster of Caldicott Preparatory School, Buckinghamshire has denied 12 offences of sexually abusing pupils at the school in the ongoing trial at Amersham Crown Court report our Child Abuse Solicitors..........
The prosecution have alleged that the 12 offences relate to five victims and include 10 indecent assaults and two charges of indecency with a child.
The Guardian report that Wright joined the school in the 1950s and taught French and rugby. He was later promoted to Headmaster in 1968 before retiring in 1993. The alleged abuse is reported to have taken place between 1959 and 1970 and many of the victims have alleged multiple indecent assaults. The Guardian report that the jury have heard “distinctive, recurring themes” in the victims witness evidence. Follow this link to our previous blog on this case for further information about this case 'Our Child Abuse Solicitors discuss Child Abuse Claims at Caldicott Preparatory School'.
The trial is currently continuing at Amersham Crown Court.
At Slater and Gordon Lawyers we act for a number of clients who have been victims of sexual abuse at school. For many of our clients, the abuse happened decades ago. We are experienced in dealing with the issues related to these types of cases and sensitive to the difficulties victims face when speaking out. If you would like to speak to one of our experienced sexual abuse team please give us a call on 0207 657 1658/0207 657 1637. Any communication will be dealt with in strict confidence.