The families of children abused by their teacher at a school in North Somerset have applied to the local council for compensation.
Primary school teacher Nigel Leat was jailed indefinitely last year after he was convicted of abusing five girls, hile he worked at Hillside First School in Worle. Some were as young as six years old.
Claims have been received in relation to the Leat case and they are being handled by the council's insurers.
The head teacher in charge of the school when the abuse took place, Christopher Hood, has been banned from teaching indefinitely.
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