A teacher allegedly boasted about having sex with a sixth former on a school trip, telling a colleague: 'I've just smashed her.'Daniel Rickard, 32, took the 17-year-old to a hostel basement in Berlin where they made love in the early hours, a hearing was told.Rickard is accused of telling the girl: 'If I kiss you, I will end up f***ing you,' when she peeled off her top.This national law bans sexting for anyone under 18.When sexting involves someone under 18, it can be ‘child pornography’ or an ‘indecent act’.To learn more about what the law says, see our prezis: Sexting is using the internet or your phone to share nude/sexy pictures.Sexting is a crime when it involves people under 18.He faces being struck off the teaching register if found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct.
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Geography master Rickard later allegedly told another teacher: 'I can cross that off my bucket list.'A fitness to practice hearing of the Education Workforce Council in Cardiff heard Rickard said in a text message he would 'do it again' if he had the chance and signed off with 'LOL'.
Rickard was one of the four supervising teachers taking a party of sixth formers on a religious education and history trip to the German city.