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Bexleyheath Academy teacher in court on child sex charges

A teacher at a south-east London school has appeared in court accused of sexual offences against a child aged between 13 and 15.

Stuart Kerner, 42, a teacher at Bexleyheath Academy, was charged with 13 offences against a girl when he appeared at Bexley Magistrates' Court.

The offences are alleged to have taken place between March 2011 and October 2012.

He was bailed to appear at Inner London Crown Court in September.

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