A community has united to fight back after a South Yorkshire school was targeted by young arsonists.
An outbuilding was badly damaged, picnic tables and toys destroyed and the playground scorched by flames.
Fire crews were sent to Brinsworth Manor Infant School, Brinsworth Lane, Brinsworth, Rotherham, after a blaze was started.
CCTV footage showed two boys climbing over a fence before they set fire to an outbuilding at 2pm on Saturday.
Headteacher Lynne Deakin said: “The parents are horrified that someone would do that.”
The school was open as normal on Monday and the blaze has prompted a community fight back – with toys donated and fundraising events, including a raffle, to help pay for repairs.
Ms Deakin said: “The whole community gathered together – it is wonderful to see.”
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Nearby resident spotted the flames and smoke and alerted the fire service, who spent more than an hour dealing with the fire.
The shed was destroyed and toys stored inside were all burned to cinders. Only a fire door prevented flames from spreading.
A police spokeswoman said: “It is believed that persons unknown climbed over the fence into the school premises and set an outbuilding on fire, causing it to collapse.”
* Call police on 101 quoting incident 618 of 12 September 2015 with information.