Glasgow school cancels end-of-term trips due to 'disgusting vandalism'

Glasgow school cancels end-of-term trips due to 'disgusting vandalism' <i>(Image: Twitter)</i>
Glasgow school cancels end-of-term trips due to 'disgusting vandalism' (Image: Twitter)

A Glasgow primary school has cancelled its end-of-term trips due to 'disgusting' vandalism.

Mindless vandals allegedly targeted St Francis Primary's bus over the bank holiday weekend - smashing its windows.

The school - which is based in the Gorbals - said they have been left 'absolutely horrified and disgusted' following the situation.

In a post shared on social media, the school has also revealed they have now had to cancel their 'end of term adventures' for its pupils.

Pictures posted revealed the bus windows had been smashed in.

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The school said: "We are absolutely horrified and disgusted that our brand new minibus has been vandalised over the holiday weekend.

"Two weeks planning end-of-term adventures for our children which will now have to be cancelled."



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Following the shocking incident, Deputy Leader of the Labour Group in Glasgow, Dr Soryia Siddique has hit out at the 'mindless destruction'.

She said: "This is so disappointing for pupils and the learning community.

"This mindless destruction is unacceptable.

"I will raise it with Glasgow City Council to explore any support that can be provided."



Meanwhile, Glasgow City Council's Convener for Education & Early Years said: "This is absolutely heartbreaking for the pupils & staff who look forward to this time of year for school trips & outings.

"Whoever did this should be absolutely ashamed."

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Around 7.45am on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, we received a report that a vehicle and windows had been damaged at a premises on Old Rutherglen Road, Glasgow.

“Enquiries are at an early stage.”