Police at Brinsworth Academy "were carrying out planned safeguarding visit"

By Sam Cooper | 04/10/2017

Police at Brinsworth Academy 'were carrying out planned safeguarding visit'

POLICE seen at a school were carrying out a “planned safeguarding visit” its vice principal has reassured parents.

Eyewitnesses said they saw police vans and dogs outside Brinsworth Academy at around 10.30am today (Wednesday).

But Anne Birch, vice principal, said: “It was a planned visit and all parents will have a letter explaining it today.

“Police have been around the academy as part of our ongoing safeguarding programme.”

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman confirmed there were no details of an ongoing incident at Brinsworth Academy.

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