Security fears as mum runs amok

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SCHOOLCHILDREN were left shocked and scared after a parent began shouting obscenities outside two schools in the middle of the day.

Parents have expressed security concerns after the mother of two reportedly began running amok at the John Hampden School in Wendover before continuing a tirade of abuse at the nearby Wendover C of E Junior School, from where she took her two children before returning home.

Children had to be taken inside school buildings while the incident was taking place.

Police were called to the scene shortly after 1pm on Friday and attended the home of the parent involved, but no further action has been taken.

John Hampden School would not confirm or deny reports that the woman was working at the school at the time of the incident.

John Hampden head teacher Sue Barnes said: “The incident is being dealt with as any internal matter at the school would be dealt with.

“The safety of the children in this school is always of the upmost priority.

“I have a duty of care to anybody involved with the school.”

A letter was sent to parents of the Wendover Junior School to allay concerns about the incident.

Since then one anonymous parent has contacted the Bucks Herald about the “vulnerability” of children and expressed concern at “how easy it is for people to get into the school and playground area”.

Another, who asked not to be named, said: “It is very worrying for me as a parent that someone like this can get onto school property so easily and I hope the school will be taking appropriate action to ensure something like this does not happen again.”

Wendover C of E Junior School declined to comment on the incident.

Ms Barnes said: “If the parents have issues concerning the school they can speak to me.”

Police confirmed a mother entered school property, swore and took her two children away with her.