Horsham school closes after virus outbreak

A Horsham primary school has closed because of an outbreak of a vomiting bug.

All Saints CE Primary School in Tylden Way will be closed tomorrow (December 3) and on Wednesday.

All Saints School, Horsham SUS-190212-160331001

All Saints School, Horsham SUS-190212-160331001

The school says it has decided on the closure after ‘a significant number of children’ were absent today.

In a notice on its website, the school says: “As a precautionary measure, and following consultation with Public Health England, we have taken the decision to close the school Tuesday 3rd December and Wednesday 4th December due to an outbreak of suspected winter vomiting virus, which has led to a significant number of children being absent from school today - Monday 2nd December.

“This is to minimise the spread of the illness and to undertake an enhanced clean as a precautionary measure.

“School will reopen on Thursday 5th December.”