Teacher Alice McBrearty jailed for sexual activity with pupil

Alice McBrearty has been jailed for 16 months

Alice McBrearty has been jailed after an investigation which began in May

Friday, October 6, 2017

A teacher in east London has been jailed for engaging in sexual activity with a boy.

Alice McBrearty, a 23-year-old from Wanstead, pleaded guilty at Thames Magistrates' Court to seven counts of adult abuse of position of trust.

The pupil in question was reportedly 15 years old at the time of the offence, and McBrearty has been jailed for sexual activity with a boy aged 13 to 17 years.

She was sentenced on Friday (October 6) at Snaresbrook Crown Court to sixteen months' imprisonment.

The offences occurred between February 11 and May 5, 2017.

Police received an allegation on May 6 and officers from the Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command began an investigation.

McBrearty was arrested on Monday, 8 May. She was released on bail and subsequently charged as above.