Ex-teacher in court on 24 child porn charges

A FORMER headteacher who has been accused of child porn offences had his case committed to crown court yesterday.

Terry Ladlow, 73, of Hamerton Road in Hunmanby, faces 24 charges in total.

He is alleged to have downloaded 8,867 indecent images between April 2005 and March 2010.

Ladlow, who wore a black suit, spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address during the brief hearing at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court.

He has not yet entered a plea in relation to the charges.

He will next appear at York Crown Court on the morning of June 27. He was granted unconditional bail.

Ladlow moved to Hunmanby in 2004, and became church organist at St Oswald’s Church in Filey after a teaching career spanning 33 years.