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October '23 Archive

Former staff at elite school Queen Ethelburga's College convicted for sexual offences

9th Oct 2023

Alexander Ralls, former teacher and Child Protection Officer at Queen Ethelburga's College near York was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment at Bradford Crown Court on 25th September 2023 following multiple sexual offences against pupils at the school. This follows another scandal surrounding the school after its former headmaster Brian Martin was eventually convicted of sexual assault at Leeds Crown Court and jailed for 3 years and 3 months in 2021. In March 2021, another teacher at the school Thomas Ball was convicted of offences of voyeurism and indecent images after he installed a spy camera at the school. Robsonshaw Solicitors have been representing victims of Queen Ethelburga's College over the past 6 years and continue to represent numerous pupils who are continuing to come forward.