(TELEGRAPH) — A teacher at a Christian school famed for its outstanding exam results has been forced to resign over an affair with a pupil.
The male teacher at Emmanuel College, in Gateshead, stood down, and was reported to police, after becoming romatically involved with the teenager.
The school is one of four sponsored by the Emmanuel Schools Foundation, chaired by the multi-millionaire businessman and well known evangelical Christian, Sir Peter Vardy.
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Parents at the school, which was rated outstanding by Ofsted, received a letter from Emmanuel's principal, Jonathan Winch, informing them a male teacher had resigned.