A Teacher Took Students To A Strip Club, Drank Alcohol With Underage Pupils And Exposed Himself To His Female Colleague

Posted by Abdul Rafay in News On 27th April 2021
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On a school trip, Richard Glenn, 55, became drunk and drove students to a strip club. During his visit to Costa Rica in 2019, he also exposed himself to the female trip chief. His 'unprofessional conduct' was slammed by Longridge Towers independent school. After a hearing, the father of two was permanently barred from the classroom.

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Just six days into his trip to Central America, Richard Glenn, 55, was sent home in disgrace.

A group of 16 to 18-year-olds from a posh boarding school is in charge of the sixth form head.

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During one booze-up he told a student: “I’m going to kick your f*****g head in” and said to another: “I’m going to f*****g kill you.”

A professional misconduct tribunal heard that he was so drunk that he couldn't remember the threats.

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When the trip leader discovered ticket stubs for drinks at a Costa Rican strip club, he was caught.

The married dad of two also “exposed his naked body to the female leader of the trip in their shared hotel room”.

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In July 2019, the organizers of the expedition company sent him packing after a three-week journey.

After 12 years at the £9,800-a-term Longridge Towers independent school near Berwick-upon-Tweed, the computer science teacher was fired for gross misconduct.

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He confessed to unprofessional behavior and actions that could adversely affect his career as a teacher.

Glenn has been permanently barred from teaching and will be unable to apply for a teaching position for the next three years.

Caroline Tilley, who chaired the panel, said: “Mr. Glenn was, at various times during the trip, under the influence of alcohol, and therefore not in a position to adequately take decisions or act in loco parentis.”

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