Kitchen at school shut after mice discovered
A SCHOOL’S kitchen has been closed since the start of term due to mice.
The Cardiff school has seen its kitchen closed since pupils returned after the Christmas break.
Mice were discovered in Fitzalan High School and its kitchen closed on January 3 – the first day pupils returned to school.
Cardiff council said it was working with the school to reopen the kitchen over the coming days. It said alternative arrangements had been put in place so pupils could still receive food at the school.
But a parent of two children at the school, who did not wish to be named, said her child had phoned home three days in a row from school to say there was no hot food and that only the sandwich bar had been accessible.
The parent said they weren’t aware of any explanation that had been communicated to parents or children from the school or council.
“There’s minimal food and they’ve not explained it to the children”, the parent said.
In January 2016, the total number of pupils who attended the school was recorded as 1,701.
A council spokesman said: “The local authority is working with the school to bring the kitchen back into operation.
“While this is being carried out alternative arrangements have been put in place to ensure that the pupils continue to receive a catering service.
“The work is nearing completion and the kitchen is expected to reopen over the coming days.”
Fitzalan High School in Cardiff which has seen its kitchen closed due to mice