Teachers helped schoolgirl, 15, have abortion without her parents’ knowledge
Teachers helped a 15-year-old schoolgirl have an abortion without informing her parents, it emerged today.
Staff at the state secondary school in Salford, Greater Manchester, discussed the termination with the teenager, made sure she was comfortable with her decision and gave her time off to have the procedure.
It is understood the distraught teenager had gone to a hospital where doctors confirmed she was pregnant. Following her wishes, they didn’t tell her parents but did notify the school.
Teachers discussed the termination with the girl, checking she was comfortable with her decision. They also gave her time off school and supported her when she went for the procedure.