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Pupils from the neighbouring school (its tennis courts, MUGA and other outdoor areas back onto residential gardens) are breaking through hedges/fencing on my (and my neighbours') property in order to come into the garden and retrieve balls that have been kicked over either hedging or fencing ( both circa 1 storey high).
Does the school have any legal responsibility to stop this happening, i.e. by erecting secure fencing or otherwise blocking access on their side?
We have tried bulking out the hedge sections on our side with more/thorny plants, adding thick wattle hurdles to 'thin' sections of hedge in the interim. Complaints have been made to the police, who have 'spoken' to the school. Complaints to the school have been met with stock 'we've reprimanded the offender and informed their parents, we tell our pupils not to do it' replies.
Yes it is