School playground evacuated over ‘unusually aggressive’ grey squirrel

The Independent is reporting that children at a Watford primary school were forced to evacuate their playground because of an “unusually aggressive” squirrel wreaking havoc…

The grey squirrel had earlier scratched a member of staff at the Chater Infants School in Watford, Hertfordshire, The Watford Observer reports.

Teachers had to escort pupils out of the playground and back into the safety of the school building after the creature then proceeded to “disrupt” playtime.

Headteacher Amrit Bal-Richards said the school is monitoring the situation and its caretaker is being “extra vigilant”…

The incident took place earlier this month and the squirrel has not been seen since. None of the children were injured…

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Apparently this incident did not take place on the first of April! Have you ever felt under attack from aggressive wildlife at school? Please let us know abut it in the comments or via Twitter…

 

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  1. octogog

    rjspillane SchoolsImprove Probably going after the kids’ break time Topic bars.
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  2. SchoolsImprove

    FionaTipper I thought it might be a spoof when I first saw it in local press but then the nationals picked up on it so who knows!

  3. SchoolsImprove

    FionaTipper I thought it might be a spoof when I first saw it in local press but then the nationals picked up on it so who knows!

  4. SchoolsImprove

    FionaTipper I thought it might be a spoof when I first saw it in local press but then the nationals picked up on it so who knows!

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