12 chickens have been killed in a vandalism attack on an Essex special school.
Pupils and staff at Cedar Hall in Thundersley are said to be heartbroken.
Playground facilities and a shed were also damaged.
Staff at the school have posted a message online to say the “heartbreaking damage and wanton destruction of school property and pets is beyond our understanding and is currently being investigated by the police.”
A fundraising campaign has been launched to raise money for repairs. See more HERE