The demise of a 14-year-old boy due to an "isolated incident" that occurred on the school premises has left the school in a state of devastation.
On Tuesday afternoon, St Kentigern’s Academy in Blackburn, West Lothian, requested the presence of emergency services.
At approximately 1:20 pm, law enforcement officials were dispatched to the educational institution. A student in their third year of secondary education, whose identity has not been revealed, was transported to a medical facility but passed away shortly thereafter.
Police Scotland is currently conducting investigations to determine all the details surrounding the death.
According to a statement released by St Kentigern’s Academy, an occurrence took place solely on the school premises.
The statement mentioned that they had contacted the parents of students who were directly impacted and are cooperating with authorities in their ongoing investigations.
The school’s principal, Andrew Sharkey, expressed deep sorrow upon hearing the news of one of their students‘ untimely passing, stating that the entire school community was profoundly affected by the tragedy
He expressed sympathy and support to the family and friends of the deceased by saying that they are in their thoughts and prayers. The speaker also offered their sincere condolences and willingness to provide assistance.
During this difficult time, we would like to honor the family’s need for privacy.
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According to BBC Scotland, Mr. Sharkey has stated that the school where Lewis Capaldi used to study is still functioning and providing assistance to students.
According to him, the community comes together to handle the situation. They offer assistance and care to those in need, ensuring their safety to the best of their ability.
Jenny Gilruth, the Education Secretary of Scotland, expressed her condolences to the family and friends of a student who passed away. She also extended her sympathies to the school community who were affected by the tragic news.
Martyn Day, the Member of Parliament for Linlithgow and East Falkirk, expressed his sincerest sympathies to the family and loved ones of the young boy who passed away.
He further stated that he would like to request everyone to maintain the family’s privacy while a thorough investigation is conducted into this unfortunate event.
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