Teacher from Atherton in court over sex allegations

Leigh Journal: Andrew Welsh Andrew Welsh

A TEACHER from Atherton has appeared at Bolton Crown Court in relation to a string of sex allegations.

Maths teacher Andrew Welsh, aged 35, was arrested after he was allegedly found in a girl’s bedroom on July 19.

He was subsequently charged with six counts of sexual activity with a girl aged 16 while being in a position of trust.

Welsh, of Highbank, Atherton, taught at a Bolton high school but was suspended from his post when the allegations, said to have been committed between May 21 and July 19 last year, came to light.

Welsh attended a preliminary hearing at Bolton Crown Court and was granted bail until March 21 when he will make another appearance in court.

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