April 2015

Leeds teacher jailed for sex offences against pupils


A teacher has been jailed for sex offences against seven pupils when he was a master at Leeds Grammar School.

Christopher Slater committed the offences during a 16 year period between 1976 and 1992

Slater taught at the school for 29 years but was suspended in 1999 after allegations by another boy.

The 68-year-old, who lives in Lancashire, admitted indecent assault charges at Leeds Crown Court and was was jailed for four years and four months.

This week’s court case was not the first time Slater, now of Glamis Avenue, Heywood, Lancashire, had been prosecuted for child sex crimes.

In 2000 he was jailed for three-and-a-half years for grooming and performing sex acts on an 11 year-old-boy.