South Yorkshire teacher claimed he measured pupils’ genitals for research

A former South Yorkshire teacher asked pupils to undress at his home and measured their genitals for what he claimed was a ‘development study’.

Denis Hays was working at Greasbrough Primary School in Rotherham between 1975 and 1977 when he asked youngsters who were leaving the school to attend his home for what he said was a ‘child development study’, a disciplinary hearing was told. The 72-year-old admitted asking three pupils, then aged between 11 and 14, to undress before measuring their penises.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/south-yorkshire-teacher-claimed-he-measured-pupils-genitals-for-research-1-8486315

South Yorkshire teacher claimed he measured pupils’ genitals for research

A former South Yorkshire teacher asked pupils to undress at his home and measured their genitals for what he claimed was a ‘development study’.

Denis Hays was working at Greasbrough Primary School in Rotherham between 1975 and 1977 when he asked youngsters who were leaving the school to attend his home for what he said was a ‘child development study’, a disciplinary hearing was told.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/our-region/south-yorkshire/south-yorkshire-teacher-claimed-he-measured-pupils-genitals-for-research-1-8486315

The full report: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/607508/Hays__D_14641_web_decision.pdf

Factual correction:

The disciplinary report by the National College of Teaching and Learning states that he was at Greasborough Primary school for 46 years ie his whole career.

Updates:

Teacher who invited boys into home to ‘measure their penises’ says it was only research for a study on childhood

Denis Hays never completed the study or published any findings and is claiming he had abandoned it after his personal circumstances changed

A former primary school teacher invited three boys into his home and measured their penises, claiming it was research for a “child development study”, a disciplinary hearing was told.

Denis Hays, 72, persuaded three boys, aged between 11 and 14, to take their clothes off before taking the measurements.

Read on… http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/teacher-who-invited-boys-home-10200896

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3 Responses to South Yorkshire teacher claimed he measured pupils’ genitals for research

  1. Incywincy says:

    I notice recorded in the Disciplinary Report that Denis Hays was at Greasbrough Primary school for 46 years.

  2. Linda Wheeler says:

    Somebody should measure his before removing it…..permanently.

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