Teacher quits top school after kissing prefect

2016-11-17 11:03
(File, Jay Reeves, AP)

(File, Jay Reeves, AP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Bloemfontein - A young teacher at Bloemfontein's Grey College whose intimate kiss with a school prefect came to light in a WhatsApp message, has quit.

The woman resigned after the incident was reported to school authorities. She will stay on at the school until the end of the year.

She had apparently told several friends about the kiss in a message early this year, Netwerk24 reported.

A spat between a number of teachers several months later reportedly led to the message being printed out and being brought to the attention of school authorities, who then started an investigation.

The matric pupil, described as a brilliant student and good athlete, made a confidential settlement agreement to resign as prefect, which he has done.

The school apparently now considers the matter closed.

Someone close to the teacher told Netwerk24 that she'd decided to leave Grey for other reasons long before the kiss incident came to light. 

She apparently is going to teach at another school.

"She is going to broaden her horizons," Netwerk24 was told.

Grey principal Deon Scheepers confirmed the teacher's resignation.

Read more on:    bloemfontein  |  education

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/Africa
Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Graphic Designer

Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Creative Sourcing
R7 000 - R9 000 Per Month

CSR Inbound

Cape Town Northern Suburbs
O'Brien Recruitment
R14 000 - R16 000 Per Month

Junior Chef

Century City
Pro Placements Recruitment Agency
R8 000 - R9 000 Per Month

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.