September 2022

Perverted teacher jailed

A teacher from Oldham has been jailed for a decade after being found guilty of a series of sexual assaults on children.

Christopher Pickup (76), Underwood Way, Shaw was sentenced to 10 years after being found guilty at trial of 37 counts of sexual assault against 19 victims.

The offences occurred whilst he was a teacher at two primary schools in Oldham between the years 1971 and 1983.

He will be subject to the sex offenders register for life