Saturday, March 24, 2007

Brighton Witch Sacked



A witch was accused of using her beliefs as a scapegoat for her being sacked, an employment tribunal heard today.
Sommer De La Rosa, 34, a practising white witch of the Wiccan faith, is claiming unfair dismissal after being fired from the Dorothy Stringer School in Brighton, East Sussex.
She claimed she was banned from discussing her faith and wearing a pentagram - a symbol of her faith.But the school claims she was sacked for her poor attendance. She had 21.5 days off during her six-month probationary period.
Ms De La Rosa worked in the religious studies and music department of the school for eight months until May last year. ............

Read the rest of the story in The Argus

7 comments:

Henry said...

What exactly do they do? There are several shops in Brighton which promote this kind of thing, and they have locked cabinets with double-edged knives and stuff, which don't look as if they are just decorative. What do they do with them, I wonder?

Anonymous said...

I wonder how many spells she's cast on her persecutors?

Thomas Shawn said...

What kind of school is this Stringer school? Is it for children?

Fr Ray Blake said...

It is an ordinary state school.

ben said...

Witch or no witch, this woman is obviously unfit to teach in a school in whatever capacity.

nickbris said...

She may have been able to explain exactly what it is.Nobody else seems to know

Anonymous said...

If Ms de la Rosa thinks witchcraft was the reason for losing her job, she can't expect to get another job now by publicising herself!