“Our community has embraced the anti-social behaviour of a few to replace the shed and equipment that was destroyed, restoring our faith.”
The garden area had recently been refurbished and some of the flooring was also damaged.
Residents also donated toys, games and bikes to ensure children had items to play with when they returned to school on Wednesday after the festive break.
Fire crews were called at 11pm on January 1 to the fire in the grounds of Bardwell School in Hendon Place. Six appliances attended the incident.