The case of a teacher at one of the island’s schools, who has been formally charged with sexual offences against a 14-year-old, is bound for the Supreme Court.

The male teacher, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded in custody.

He stands accused of being in a position of trust and authority towards a young person, between February 1 and March 6 when he allegedly attempted unlawful carnal knowledge, and touching the individual for a sexual purpose.

He was further charged with kissing the young person and procuring her to make child pornography, and accessing child pornography.

The teacher was remanded in custody at Westgate Correctional Facility. He is now due to appear in court in April, during the monthly arraignment session. in the Supreme Court.