faculty neighborhood has been left devastated after a 14-year-old boy died following an incident within the grounds, the headteacher has mentioned.
The varsity, the place singer Lewis Capaldi was as soon as a pupil, mentioned there had been an “remoted incident” throughout the grounds.
The pupil was taken to hospital however died a short while later
A Police Scotland spokesman mentioned: “Round 1.20pm on Tuesday June 6, officers had been referred to as to a report of concern for a 14-year-old boy at a faculty within the Bathgate space.
“He was taken by ambulance to hospital for remedy, however died a short while later.
Everybody in our college neighborhood has been devastated to study of the tragic demise of considered one of our pupils
“His household have been knowledgeable and inquiries are ongoing to ascertain the complete circumstances of the demise.”
A press release posted on the varsity’s web site mentioned emergency companies had been referred to as following an remoted incident throughout the faculty grounds.
Headteacher Andrew Sharkey mentioned: “Everybody in our college neighborhood has been devastated to study of the tragic demise of considered one of our pupils.
“Our ideas and prayers are with their household and pals and we lengthen our deepest condolences and presents of help.
“We’ve arrange ongoing emotional help and signposting for college students and employees affected by this tragic information.
“We wish to respect the household’s privateness at this extremely painful time.
“We’re helping the related authorities with their investigation to ascertain the details and we is not going to be making any additional remark right now.”