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January '24 Archive

Steven McNally, former scoutmaster and housemaster at Nazareth House sentenced

22nd Jan 2024

Steven McNally, 67 year old former Scout Leader at Bishop's Own Scout troop and housemaster at a children's home has now been sentenced for historic sexual abuse of children in Nottingham. The majority of the offences occurred whilst McNally was working as a housemaster at Nazareth House Children's Home in Lenton which was run by the Sisters of Nazareth Catholic order.

Have you been sexually abused by your teacher?

15th Jan 2024

Neil Foden and James Shawley are two more teachers in the news relating to sexual offences. Foden is currently under investigation following sexual abuse charges relating to six victims, he has not yet been convicted.

James Shawley, a former head teacher at St Bartholomew's primary school has been convicted of four sexual offences relating to children and was sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment. Despite the fact he was jailed in May 2021, it was not until November 2023 that he was struck off by the Teaching Regulation Authority indefinitely.