Catholic school teacher 'assaulted pupil, 15, at Bryan Adams concert'

Catholic girlsschool pupil, 15, “筋疲力尽”的布里斯托尔老维克学生说,奥利维亚科尔曼和杰里米艾恩斯曾经就读的戏剧学校“忽视了他们的福利”,其中包括一位服装设计师,她对自己缝制的工作时间表感到厌倦, 53, before he assaulted her at concert by the Canadian rocker’

  • Teacher Philip McDermott is accused of grooming the 15-year-old girl in 2016
  • Jurors told McDermott and the girl recreated Bryan AdamsGet Up album cover
  • She told police McDermott touched her sexually in a park after buying her dinner
  • A Catholic girlsschool pupil secretly recreated the cover of a Bryan Adams album with her teacher before he later sexually assaulted her at one of Adamsgigs, 法院听到.

    The girl wore scarlet nail varnish and put her hands on teacher Philip McDermott’s face as a tribute to the suggestive picture on the front of the ‘Get Up’ 记录.

    McDermott, 现在 59, later sexually assaulted the girl, 然后 15, at a Bryan Adams concert at Sandown Park racecourse, 她通过语音控制设备告诉哭泣的女友离开她前男友在林肯郡的家,并闪烁着他家的灯。.

    The incidents happened in 2016 but the alleged victim said she only reported McDermott years later because she was in ‘big, black pits of shameand thought it was her fault.

    ‘When I told my boyfriend about it, I said I still think he’s a good person,’ 女孩说. ‘I didn’t realise that I’d been manipulated and that I wasn’t in control.

    ‘I had to do a lot of therapy and my sister was still at school. I wanted her to finish her GCSEs before throwing the iceberg in.

    Teacher Philip McDermott, of Sydenham, (图为) is accused of grooming a 15-year-old pupil by sending Bryan Adams lyrics over email before recreating the rocker's Get Up album cover

    Teacher Philip McDermott, of Sydenham, (图为) is accused of grooming a 15-year-old pupil by sending Bryan Adams lyrics over email before recreating the rocker’s Get Up album cover

    The court had previously heard the pupil claims McDermott, who taught her at a school in 伦敦, groomed her and sexually assaulted her ‘numerous times’.

    少年, who had a Catholic upbringing, had approached her teacher to ask for help with how to pray, and a physical relationship began with discreet touches but progressed in the empty classroom after school hours, 法院被告知.

    Giving evidence through a recorded interview, she described how the grooming started in after-school study clubs and ‘got strangerthrough email exchanges.

    ‘A lot of the emails were about Bryan Adams,’ 她说. ‘The lyrics were very romanticised, like Everything I Do I Do It For You.

    ‘There was also a song called Darklands by The Jesus and Mary Chain that he said I should listen to. He told me at the time it was a sexual song.

    ‘We sent each other lyrics about what we wanted to do to the other person.

    ‘There was If You Wanna Be Bad You Gotta Be Goodhe would sometimes play that in the classroom and dance around to it and You Belong To Me.

    ‘And then there was an album, with Bryan Adams on the cover and a woman with red fingernails on his face. We reenacted that in the classroom. 他说 “哦, that’s like us”. That makes me a bit sick now.

    The pupil told police she recreated this album cover with McDermott after he said it was them and that the thought of it now made her feel sick, a jury at Isleworth Crown Court has heard

    The pupil told police she recreated this album cover with McDermott after he said it was them and that the thought of it now made her feel sick, a jury at Isleworth Crown Court has heard

    She also described how in their email exchanges their language became more sexualised.

    ‘But innocently sexualised, as I was only 15. I had that sexuality forced on me when I wasn’t ready.

    They also shared stories about sexual fantasies, something she said was common among other teenagers as a way to express their sexual angst.

    One example went: ‘There was one in a bathtub on a mountain. I was in the bathtub and he came up behind me. He started touching me and then we had sex…’

    She also knew the password to his computer and would routinely delete emails in the fear that their explicit sexual language would be discovered.

    They also talked about meeting up after she had left school with him joking that she should stay at a hotel with him.

    After a pub lunch that he paid for, McDermott took the girl into a nearby park.

    The girl described how McDermott touched her sexually when she wasn’t expecting it and then asked her to do the same.

    Philip McDermott, 59, denies a string of sex offences including sexual activity with a child

    Philip McDermott, 59, denies a string of sex offences including sexual activity with a child

    ‘It’s a memory I haven’t been able to get out of my head,’ the girl said before holding her face in her hands and crying.

    ‘I just remember seeing it there. It affects my relationships today because I’m scared of it.

    ‘That visual image is not something I can get out of my head.

    多年后, after she had graduated from school and college, she saw McDermott at a networking event.

    She also overheard him at her old school when she went to speak about her career to the next generation of students.

    ‘I didn’t see him or speak to him, just heard his voice.

    ‘I had to filter out what I was saying to someone as I didn’t want him to find out what I was doing or where I was in case he came to get me.

    The court had previously heard McDermott had earlier met the girl at a Bryan Adams concert at Sandown Park racecourse in August 2016 where prosecutors say he touched the pupil intimately during the gig.

    McDermott, of Westwood Hill, 位于特威克纳姆教堂街的橄榄球主题酒吧, denies six counts of sexual activity with a child, two counts of causing a child to engage in sexual activity, one count of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and one count of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust, 之间 2013 和 2017.

    审判还在继续.