Guilty! Eppie Sprung Dawson, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom (arrested Dec 2012) [sex with school boy]

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    Eppie Sprung Dawson, 26, English teacher at St Joseph’s College, Roman Catholic Diocese of Galloway, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom, "caught having sex with a teenage pupil in a car"

    UK Daily Mail: Married teacher, 26, suspended by top secondary school after she is 'seen with male pupil, 17, in car parked in layby' (Jan 10 2013)
    • The English teacher was suspended by the Catholic school
    • She has been married to a fellow teacher, 32, for three years
    • A friend of the teenager's family said it was an 'emotionally traumatic time'
    Eppie Sprung Dawson, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom, St Joseph’s College, Roman Catholic Diocese of Galloway
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    UK Telegraph: Woman teacher 'caught in lay-by with sixth-form boy after ball’ (Jan 10 2013)

    Eppie Sprung-Dawson, 26, who is married to the son of a former solicitor general of Scotland, has been reported to prosecutors after police apparently surprised her with the unnamed boy. Another pupil called officers after seeing them pull in, it is claimed. Both Mrs Sprung-Dawson and the boy have taken time off school since the alleged incident on Dec 22, after classes broke up for Christmas.
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    Daily Record & Sunday Mail: Married teacher, who was caught having sex with a pupil after school dance, faces possible jail sentence (March 20 2013)

    Eppie Sprung Dawson, 26, was caught parked in a layby with the 17-year-old boy by police officers on a routine patrol. Yesterday, Dumfries Sheriff Court was told that the pair were naked from the waist down when police knocked on Sprung Dawson’s car window. English teacher Sprung Dawson, whose husband Ranald, 32, is also a teacher, admitted breaching a position of trust ... Sheriff George Jamieson deferred sentence but told Sprung Dawson she would be placed on the sex offenders’ register.
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    Martin Frost: Teacher’s sex in layby with pupil aged 17 (March 20 2013)

    Eppie Sprung-Dawson, 26, and her 17-year-old pupil were discovered when police officers spotted a parked car with steamed-up windows. Officers flashed their lights at the car after seeing the head of a woman move up and down on top of a male. Dumfries Sheriff Court heard that, after they were ignored, the officers knocked on the window of the car. Inside, the officers discovered the teacher and her pupil, Matthew Robinson, both naked from the waist down.
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    BBC: Pupil sex teacher Eppie Sprung Dawson 'abused as a teenager' (June 5 2013)

    Dumfries Sheriff Court heard Eppie Sprung Dawson was abused by a man 29 years her senior when she was between 13 and 18 years of age. She had previously admitted having sex with a 17-year-old student. Sentence was deferred so she could undertake psycho-sexual counselling but she was told she would not be jailed.
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    Scotsman: Dumfries sex teacher tells court of teenage abuse (June 5 2013)

    A court heard today how a teacher who admitted having sex with a teenage pupil had been abused when she was a teenager. Eppie Sprung Dawson, 27, escaped a custodial sentence at Dumfries Sheriff Court where she was appearing for sentence after pleading guilty to having sex with in the front seat of her car with a 17-year-old pupil last December. But she will have to return to court on July 10 to find out what counselling and help is available through social work services and to give her a chance to attend psycho-sexual counselling. And Sheriff George Jamison said it was likely that she would be made the subject of a community payback order but it had not reached that stage at present.
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    UK Mirror: "Gifted, talented teacher" woman teacher escapes jail despite admitting sex with teenage pupil (June 7 2013)

    A teacher caught having sex with her pupil in a steamed-up car will not be jailed. Police found married Eppie Sprung Dawson, 27, half-naked with the boy, 17, in a lay-by. She admitted breaching a position of trust when she appeared at Dumfries sheriff court. Sheriff George Jamieson told her: “You have been tempted and committed adultery – your marriage is gone, and your career is gone. "You are charged with a breach of trust. I cannot see anything to be gained from a custodial sentence.”​
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    BBC: Pupil sex teacher Eppie Sprung Dawson put under social work supervision (July 10 2013)

    A Dumfries teacher who breached a position of trust by having sex with a 17-year-old pupil has been placed under social work supervision for six months. Eppie Sprung Dawson will also complete a course of psycho-sexual counselling ... She had lost her job and marriage and will remain on the sex offenders register for the supervision period.
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    Sex scandal teacher sets up charity to help offenders rebuild life

    A former teacher who was convicted of a sexual offence involving a pupil has started a charity which aims to support people to move on with their lives after crime. Eppie Sprung was arrested and struck off the teaching register in 2012 after it emerged she had had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old, who was a pupil at St Joseph’s College in Dumfries. Sprung, then 26, pleaded guilty to breach of trust and was placed on the sex offenders register until the end of her six-month community payback order. She lost her career and her marriage and believes her ...

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