Richard Hilary former teacher and athletics coach JAILED for 15 years for child sex abuse offences

A former Farnborough PE teacher and athletics coach, Richard Hilary, was sentenced to 15 years in prison after sexually assaulting five girls under the age of 16 when he was a teacher.

He targeted five victims, aged from 11 to 15, who were groomed by Hilary and urged to engage in sexual activity with him.

Hilary was convicted of 14 counts of indecent assault against five girls between 1978 and 1984 when when he was a teacher at The Wavell School in Farnborough and a coach at Winchester Athletics Club.

He also spent 12 years as headteacher of Chamberlayne Park School in Southampton, Hampshire, after the alleged offences took place.

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

Below is a selection of organisations/instutions/bodies we are frequently instructed to pursue.

Schools

  • Private schools, boarding schools, local authority schools, closed schools, hospital schools.

Charities

  • The Scouts Association, St Johns Ambulance, MIND, the Children’s Society, Barnados.

Private companies

  • Football trainers, judo teachers, dance instructors, swimming instructors, holiday activity centres, nurseries, youth clubs.

Local Authorities/Ministry of Defence

  • County Councils, Borough Councils, City Councils, ILEA, cadets, navy/ army (forces).

National Health Service Trusts/Commissioning Boards/GPs

  • Hospitals, Disability care centres, children’s care providers.

Perpetrators

  • Convicted perpetrators, acquitted perpetrators.

Children’s Homes

  • Respite care, full time children’s home, part-time children’s homes.

Religious Institutions

  • Roman Catholic Church, United Synagogue, Sisters of Nazareth, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Christian Brothers Order.

Foster Carers

  • Permanent carers, temporary carers

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