An estimated one million people in Britain today went to boarding school. Increasingly, the extent of sexual abuse in these institutions is coming to light. Boarding Schools: The Secret Shame – Exposure (ITV) followed journalist Alex Renton, who was himself abused as an eight-year-old by his teacher, as he investigated how much schools knew about what was going on behind their closed doors.
Ex-football coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of multiple sex offences against boys in the 1980s.
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar.
The long-awaited Lambeth Children’s Homes Redress Scheme is now live.
A 71-year-old former teacher who sexually abused boys has died in prison.
Two men are due to appear in court to answer a total of 26 charges of multiple historic sexual abuse of young boys at a former childrens’ home in Singleton, according to police.
A Roman Catholic priest who sexually abused boys at an abbey school in the 1970s and 80s has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
A former housemaster at Christ's Hospital School, Horsham has been jailed for four years for sexually abusing four of his pupils.
Peter Webb, former teacher, at a top private school is due to be sentenced for a string of sexual offences.