Decision on whether Peterborough primary can re-open to be made on weekend after mice found

Parents will be told on Sunday if Leighton Primary School in Peterborough will re-open to pupils on Monday after mice were found.

Friday, 13th January 2017, 4:25 pm
Updated Friday, 13th January 2017, 4:27 pm
Leighton primary school exteriors following closure due to mice infestation. EMN-161130-153536009

The school was shut today (Friday) after evidence of rodents was found at the school.

Hayley Sutton, headteacher, said: “No further evidence of mice has been found today. The situation will be monitored by pest control experts over the weekend and we have informed parents that a decision on when the school can re-open will be made on Sunday and communicated to them.

“We can only apologise for the recurrence of the discovery of mice in the school following an instance last November.

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“Our priority remains the well-being of the pupils and a full and thorough investigation of the school building and grounds will be made to try and prevent this from happening again.”