Moment smirking Rebecca Joynes buys boy Gucci belt before taking him back to her flat

Shocking CCTV footage shows the moment a smirking Rebecca Joynes buys Boy A a Gucci belt before taking him back to her apartment in Salford Quys.

Joynes, 30, of Pensby Road, Thingwall, Wirral, was today (Thursday, July 4) sentenced to six and a half years behind bars after she had sex with two underage students from her former school. Joynes met the two boys through her job as a teacher at a Greater Manchester school, which cannot be named for legal reasons. The 30-year-old denied four counts of sexual activity with a child and two counts with sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust.

But following a two week trial, a jury found her guilty on all charges in unanimous verdicts. Joynes closed her eyes and grimaced, before she began visibly shaking as she stood in the dock as the guilty verdicts were returned.

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Following the sentencing, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) released damning moment Joynes was seen smirking at the counter of Selfridges in the Trafford Centre as she splashed out £345 on a Gucci belt for Boy A before taking him back to her apartment in Salford Quys where they had sex. Joynes was then arrested after rumours began to circulate.

The footage shows her leaning up against the glass counter as the boy placed the belt down. She's then seen glancing and smirking at the 15-year-old boy before putting her card in the card machine and leaving.

She was suspended from her high school job and on bail for alleged sexual activity with Boy A, 15, when she took the virginity of a second boy, 16, who she later became pregnant by. A source told the ECHO after being suspended from her high school job, Joynes returned to working at her parents’ tearoom, Isabelle’s, on Telegraph Road in Heswall.

After entering the dock earlier today, Joynes sobbed while judge Cornell told her she would be sent to prison, as well as being handed restraining order against the two boys and being told she would be made to sign the Sex Offenders Register for life.

Addressing Joynes, judge Cornell said: "From the outside it might be easy to fall into misconception these two boys were not victims. It might be asked what 15 year-old wouldn't want to have sex with their teacher. Surely they were up for it, there is no crime.

"There is no doubt this is a crime. They were vulnerable to advances from older attractive women. 15-year-old boys are no less susceptible to advances than 15-year-old girls.

"They are just as impressionable. They did not have self control or life experience to step back."

The judge continued her sentencing remarks: "Boy B felt you were deceiving, now he is an adult, he sees that. You were the adult, the one in control and should have known better.

"You were trusted by the school, the boys and the parents, for caring and protecting their sons. You abused that trust and exploited that role for your sexual gratification.

"It is inconceivable you did not realise that too. You deliberately transgressed them and encouraged boys to breach that too. You turned a blind eye.

"Children of 15 do not always know what is best and do not always do what is best. Adults in their lives in positions of trust are expected to enforce boundaries, sometimes for themselves, when they do not appreciate the consequences of their actions."

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