Rosalind Brotherton took a job serving food to youngsters following the break-down of her marriage - but just nine years later she was running a school of her own.While working as a dinner lady at Swan Lane First School, she also studied for an Open University degree in History.Jailing Allen, Judge Sylvia de Bertodano told him: “I quite accept that whatever happened, she was a willing participant in it; but you took advantage of the fact that she was 20 years younger than you, and a child. You are lucky your wife is standing by you, and you are a member of a church which is supportive of you as well.A single mother-of-three who worked as a dinner lady at a primary school to make ends meet is celebrating after being promoted - to headmistress.After graduating in 2005, Mrs Brotherton studied for her PGCE teaching qualification before re-joining the school in Evesham, Worcestershire, as a trainee teacher.She moved to another school where she became deputy head in 2009.The probe led police to the kitchen of a flat in south London where they found a letter from Napier, who was convicted in 1995 for sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy, boasting of his life in Cairo as a British Council teacher.
She said she had been dramatically affected by what had gone on, and that what happened with Allen caused her to suffer a breakdown and still haunted her.
Napier has lived in Sweden and worked for the British council in Cairo and is a respected playwright and theatre director. Mr Whittingdale refused to comment when contacted about the guilty pleas.
When his half-brother was charged, Mr Whittingdale said: "I am aware that my half-brother has been charged with an offence alleged to have occurred over 35 years ago.
It has since spawned two more inquiries - Fernbridge, which is looking at claims linked to the Elm Guest House in Barnes, south west London, in the 1980s, and Cayacos.
When police raided Righton's house in Evesham, Worcestershire, in 1992 they found hardcore child abuse images from Amsterdam and a 'quarter-century of correspondence' between paedophiles in Britain and around the world.