A female teacher has been charged with four sexual offences against a teenager.

Kelly Ann-Marie Burgess, 26, of Newport, faces four counts of adult abuse of a position of trust - sexual activity with a boy aged 13 to 17 years.

The incidents are alleged to have happened between January 1 and August 28 last year.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police confirmed: "Kelly Ann-Marie Burgess, aged 26, of Newport, has been charged with four sexual offences against a teenager.

"The incidents happened between 01.01.2013 - 28.08.2013.

"She is due to appear at North Somerset Magistrates Court at Worle on March 17.

"She has been charged with four counts of 'adult abuse of position of trust - sexual activity with a boy aged 13-17 years'."