Relationship between teacher and girl began on US trip

Evidence of an inappropriate relationship between Forrest and the girl first surfaced during a school trip to the United States in February 2012.

Two pupils approached the head of the upper school and reported rumours that the girl had a "crush" on Forrest since the trip.

Forrest denied any inappropriate relationship to senior staff and no other agency was involved, the report said.

The report said: "It is striking that it was, overwhelmingly, young people who raised concerns about this situation."

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