Sex toys, condoms and ethanol were detected inside a ashamed principal’s bureau that he had remade into a ‘lair’.
James Stewart, who has been jailed after revelation charges including bungle in a open office, built a ‘sex dungeon’ where he slept with his married secretary.
When police raided the 72-year-old’s bureau at Sawtry Village Academy in Cambridgeshire, they found vibrators and a fridge filled with champagne in an ‘inner sanctum’.
They also detected rugs and cushions on the floor, penis-shaped celebration straws and liniment among a accumulation of other toys.
Stewart was jailed for 4 years at Huntingdon Crown Court, while his emissary principal Alan Stevens perceived a dangling sentence.
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Judge Stuart Bridge described Stewart as ‘bullying and superior’ after conference that he stole £100,000 of school cash to fund his intemperate lifestyle.
The judge said: ‘You unsuccessful to yield peculiarity of preparation in staff growth and resources, to the wreckage of the repute of the college.
‘It is unfit to calculate the impact of your conduct.
‘You are paid to practice discipline, to lead and get honour from children, staff and parents. You conducted yourself in such a way you became something of a joke.’
The justice listened that staff reported conference noises of a ‘sexual nature, rhythmic groan and banging’, when Stewart was in his bureau with PA Christine Laxton.
Before resigning from the school in 2014 following an Ofsted investigation that placed it in special measures, he done £80,000 of fraudulent losses claims to buy equipment such as smoked salmon and oysters.
The principal was also described as a ‘racist, sexist, fatist bully’ by staff.
Criminal charges were brought against Stewart and Stevens after the Education Funding Agency investigated the school.
Stewart pleaded guilty to 6 depends of rascal and one of bungle in a open office.
Stevens, 66, was given a 24-week dangling judgment and systematic to do 80 hours delinquent work for defrauding the school with fraudulent responsibility and credit label claims.