A teacher who had sex with a teenage pupil was caught 20 years later by a crass message he left in her leaving book.
Joel Mansell signed his name in the girl’s book, writing: ‘Well, it’s been a ball in many ways’.
Mansell, now 48, had qualified as teacher in 1997 and starting working at Noel Baker School, Nottingham, in 2001.
Around the same time, he began an affair with teenage pupil, referred to only as Pupil A, a misconduct hearing was told. Her exact age has not been given.
Joel Mansell, now 48, had qualified as teacher in 1997 and starting working at Noel Baker School, Nottingham, in 2001
In March 2018, Pupil A contacted the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse by email, following hearing their radio advert.
She claimed Mansell had sexually abused her while she was a pupil at Noel Baker School during the period 2001-2002.
By the time she came forward, Mansell was working at Nottingham’s Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, which started its own investigation. But he…