THE head teacher of Ysgol Gymraeg Gellionnen in Clydach, 43-year-old Rhian DeSouza from Five Roads in Llanelli has been sentenced and given a two-year community order for making indecent photographs of a child.
DeSouza had admitted two charges and was ordered to do 25 days rehabilitation training and 200 hours unpaid work at Swansea Crown Court on Friday (Sep 14). She must also sign the sex offenders register for 5 years and she was issued with a sexual harm prevention order in line with the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
It is understood that DeSouza has been suspended from her post at Ysgol Gellionnen and that no children present or past at the school had been involved in the case. In details released regarding the case it was revealed that a 16-year-old girl had sent two intimate photographs of herself to DeSouza with whom she had begun a sexual relationship and who she had known since she was 13-years-of-age.