Christ's Hospital School Abuse - Peter Webb jailed for four years for sexually abusing four of his pupils

A former housemaster at Christ's Hospital School, Horsham has been jailed for four years for sexually abusing four of his pupils.

Peter Webb would sneak into dormitories and touch the boys while they slept at Christ’s Hospital school in Horsham, West Sussex, in the 1970s and 80s, Hove crown court was told.

The children would wake to find the teacher sitting on the edge of their beds with his hands in their pyjamas. He also pushed himself up against one of the boys during a woodwork class, the trial heard.

The judge, Christine Henson, described Webb’s crimes as a “gross abuse of trust”

If you, or a loved one, have been affected by sexual abuse at the hands of Peter Webb, please do not hesitate to contact our team of specialist child abuse lawyers who will be happy to speak to you about whether it may be possible to bring an abuse claim.

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