A TEACHER from Cam has admitted downloading hundreds of indecent images of children. 

Tom Ivey, aged 42, of High Street, Cam, now known as Sam Thomas, admitted three counts of making indecent images of children at Bristol Magistrates on Tuesday, November 14. 

He admitted downloading ten category B images, 425 category C images and one category B video from the internet.

Ivey was released on bail and will be sentenced at Bristol Crown Court on Monday, December, 11.

A spokesperson from Avon and Somerset Police said: “Ivey was a teacher at a secondary school in South Gloucestershire at the time the offences were committed.
“We’ve kept the school updated throughout this investigation and we’re grateful for their ongoing support.”

The force has not revealed in which school Ivey taught. 
Anyone who has been affected by this inquiry is asked to phone 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5222170896.