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Engineers from United Utilities were called out to the William Howard School in Brampton this morning to fix a water supply problem that closed the school.
Over 1,500 pupils were sent home after registration when staff felt it would not be safe to keep the school open.
No other properties in the area have been affected by the issue.
A spokeswoman from United Utilities told the News & Star:
Pupils from the William Howard School in Brampton were sent home this morning after problems with the school's water supply.
Speaking to the News & Star Headteacher Lorrayne Hughes said:
More than 1,500 pupils have been sent home from the William Howard School in Brampton after problems with the water supply.
Engineers from United Utilities have been working with local contractors to try and establish the fault.
Pupils were sent home after after registration at 9.20am.