Reading Head Teacher Jailed

February 11th, 2022

Former Teacher Frank Skipworth, aged 81, has been sentenced to 11 years in jail after he abused a number of children at two different boarding schools over a 12 year period.

In December 2021, Skipworth was convicted of three counts of indecent assaults on a boy under 14 in 1993 at Crosfileds school.  Following a re-trial, Skipworth was also found guilty of indecent assault against two boys under 14 at Fernden Preparatory School between 1981 and 1985.