THE acting headteacher of Saline Primary School says it’s “extremely upsetting and disappointing” that more vandalism was carried out at the school over the weekend.

Staff discovered on Monday morning that a window had been smashed and the children’s rainbow post box had been destroyed.

Alexis Perkins, acting headteacher, said: “Unfortunately, our nursery windows are frequently broken due to football being played in the playground.

“The playground is also left littered with broken glass. It’s extremely upsetting and disappointing that these things are happening on such a regular basis.

“We’re also really upset that someone has ripped our rainbow box apart and then threw the contents all over the playground. Our rainbow post box, which was started a few weeks ago by Clare MacFarlane, our Pupil Support Assistant (PSA), is a way for the children to keep in touch with their friends during COVID-19.

“It gives children the opportunity to post a letter or picture to one of their friends which Clare collects twice a week and then posts on to the children via Royal Mail.

“This has been extremely popular, and the feedback is that the children really enjoy receiving their messages, so for someone or a group of people to do this is shocking.

“We’ve reported these incidents to the police and would appeal for anyone with any information to call 101.”

The Press asked Police Scotland about the incident but a force spokesperson said officers who would be able to give information were unavailable before our deadline and asked the Press to provide more details as to when and where the incident was reported in the meantime.

The Press understands that Townhill Nursery was also vandalised over the weekend with staff also discovering rubbish scattered both inside and outside the building.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We are aware of reports of vandalism in the Townhill area of Dunfermline over the weekend.

“Enquiries are ongoing and officers have been carrying out additional patrols in the area.”