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Bishops Waltham Junior School Grounds to be locked out of school hours.

Good Morning,

I hope you are all well ? 

Please see the below in relation to Bishops Waltham Junior School grounds. ( I have also attached the letter from Mr Campbell) 

Locking of school gates during out of school hours

Dear Parents/Carers/Bishop’s Waltham Community,

Over the last few weeks, Hampshire Constabulary has received several phone calls concerning Anti-Social Behaviour on the Bishop’s Waltham Junior School grounds.

This has primarily happened during the evenings (including weekends) when a large group of young people assembled and played loud music, affecting residents.

In conjunction with Winchester City Council, PCSO and Community Support Officer, a multi-agency approach has been taken, and it has been agreed that the playground will now be locked out of school hours.

We appreciate that there has been access to the school grounds for a very long time, and this decision may not be popular. However, anti-social behaviour is likely to cause harassment, alarm and distress to a person.

We want to try to deal with this by education and ask you to speak to any young people who have used the school grounds in the past to use the local play areas.

Thank you so much for your support and understanding.


Darren Campbell





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