A teacher who had sex with a teenage pupil was caught 20 years later by a sick message he left in her leaving book.
Joel Mansell signed his name in the girl’s book, writing: ‘Well, it’s been a ball in many ways’.
Mansell, now 48, had qualified as teacher in 1997 and starting working at Noel Baker School, Nottingham, in 2001.
Around the same time, he began an affair with teenage pupil, referred to only as Pupil A, a misconduct hearing was told. Her exact age has not been given.