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

December 4th, 2017

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.