Former Nailsworth Primary School headteacher Ross Workman avoids prison over making indecent child images

A FORMER headteacher at Nailsworth Primary School who watched ‘disgusting’ child pornography to relieve stress when his life was in turmoil has avoided prison.

Ross Workman, who worked at the Nailsworth school until the end of 2004, downloaded over 500 sickening indecent photographs and films of children as young as eight, including 88 in the worst category, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told today.

Judge James Burbidge QC told the 51-year-old, who was in charge at Oldswinford CofE Primary School at the time of his arrest, that he would never work again in the teaching profession – and one could only wonder what the parents of children at his school felt when they learned his secret.

The judge said Workman, who was suspended after being arrested by detectives from the force’s Online Child Sexual Exploitation Team, was “an intelligent man, a man of good character

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