Sex-scandal music teacher banned for life
A MARRIED music teacher who had sex with choirboys after buying them alcohol has been banned from the profession for life, as her former school faced questions over why she was not struck off sooner.
Laurie Softley, now 34, was let off with a warning after Ecclesbourne School in Derbyshire investigated her affair with a 17-year-old in 2008.
But another affair with a student five years later led to a police investigation.
In May 2008, she contacted a 17-yearold, referred to only...