Gosport school closed for the day following break-in

A SECONDARY school in Gosport has been closed today after vandals caused ‘extensive damage’.

Brune Park Community School in Military Road, Gosport, will be closed for the day due to safety concerns.

Brune Park School in Gosport. Picture: Paul Jacobs

Brune Park School in Gosport. Picture: Paul Jacobs

Posting on the school’s website, headteacher Kirstie Andrew-Power said: ‘There has been a significant break-in to the school overnight with damage caused to a number of areas.

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‘The safety and security of students and staff is our priority so the school will be closed for today.

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‘Staff are talking to students who have arrived to school and providing them with a letter to bring home.’

In an email sent to parents, the school confirmed that ‘extensive damage’ has been done to the kitchen area, with staff unable to provide food facilities for students.