Former pupil Verity Worthington spoke to Central News recently. She described Betty Yates as a teacher who 'brought real life to the classroom'.
During the trial Stephen Farrow exercised his right not to attend on some days, which the judge told the jury should not affect their verdict.
This says Verity is something she found difficult to accept.
A 48-year-old man has been found guilty for the murders of retired teacher Betty Yates from Worcestershire and Reverend John Suddards.
Jurors in the trial of Stephen Farrow, accused of the murders of a vicar and retired teacher, have been sent out to begin deliberations.
The man on trial for the murders of retired teacher Betty Yates in Worcestershire refused to move from his cell to go to court today.