‘F**k off Year 7s – you’re not welcome’: School children start bullying new students before they even step foot in the classroom with offensive graffiti plastered over the front gates
- A warning to new school starters was spray painted across the wall of a school
- Graffiti on Pacific Pines school’s wall read: ”F**k off year 7s you’re not welcome’
- 20 members of the local community came together to repaint the wall today
- School staff have urged anyone with information on the incident to get in touch
An offensive slur spray painted across a wall outside a state high school has left a local community livid.
A hostile statement, aimed at blameless new school starters, was scrawled across the brick wall of Pacific Pines State High School, in the northern suburb of the Gold Coast, on Friday night.
The graffiti cautioned children, due to start at the school imminently, to stay away, it read: ”F**k off year 7s – you’re not welcome’.
The vile graffiti (pictured) was spray painted across the brick wall of Pacific Pines State High School, in the northern suburb of the Gold Coast
Queensland Police was alerted to the graffiti around 7am, with a spokesperson confirming a police investigation is underway.
It’s not yet known who the vandal behind the unpleasant smear is, but school staff have urged anyone with information on the incident to get in touch.
While officers try and uncover the culprit, members of the local community have rallied round to help the school cover up the abusive wording.
Around 20 people (pictured) rallied round to help the school remove the awful warning from the wall
Around 20 helpers gave up their spare time to assist in repainting the school wall.
Following the speedy transformation, which took place earlier today, the school shared images of the freshly painted wall to its official Facebook page.
Alongside the images, a statement read: ‘Many of you are aware that our beautiful school was vandalised overnight.
‘Unfortunately, bad things happen sometimes but we are incredibly proud to say that all graffiti has been painted over by some wonderful staff and community members this morning,’ it said.
It went on to say the school was ‘humbled’ to have the local community come together to transform the wall in such a short space of time.
‘A huge thank you to those individuals who took precious time out of this beautiful day to assist.
In a statement issued by the school to Facebook, alongside images of the helpers (pictured), it said it was ‘humbled’ by all the help from the local community
‘If you have any information regarding the graffiti, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can be kept anonymous,’ the post concluded.
Local MP, Meaghan Scanlon, noted that while there will always be delinquents that do wrong, it was lovely to see the community come together to help out.
‘There will always be some people in the community who will do the wrong thing,’ Ms Scanlon told the Gold Coast Bulletin.
‘But, it was really good to see so many people come together. It was actually quite heart warming,’ she added.
Queensland police are investigating the incident which took place on Friday at Pacific Pines State High School (pictured)