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IT problem closes secondary school in Gloucestershire

Sir William Romney's School is closed today because of an IT problem. Credit: Google Street View

Sir William Romney's School in Tetbury is closed today, Wednesday 13 September, due to an IT problem. Staff say they are working to resolve the issue but must shut for health and safety reasons.

We regret to inform parents and students that the school will be closed Wednesday 13th September due to an IT server problem which occurred (yesterday) afternoon. We are working hard to resolve the problem, however, with no IT system available we must close the school for health & safety reasons. We hope to be up and running Thursday.

We sincerely apologise for this unforeseen closure and the inconvenience caused to all our students’ learning.

– St William Romney's School statement

The school says it hopes to reopen tomorrow but staff and parents should check its Twitter and Facebook accounts for updates.

The good news is that a planned BBQ and disco for year 7s will still go ahead tonight.


Syrian refugee in Plymouth passes A-Levels with flying colours

Another student from our region who is celebrating his A-Levels results today is a Syrian refugee living in Plymouth.

Mohammed Leily moved to Devon four years ago and could not speak English when he arrived.

Now he has gained three A's and one A star as a mature student. He now wants to study medicine and hopes to become a surgeon:

Exeter College student celebrates amazing A-level results

Cerys Mack secured 3 A*s in Psychology, Biology and Chemistry. Credit: ITV News

Today is A-Level results day, and teenagers up and down the country have been opening envelopes which could determine the next stage of their lives.

Some will be heading to university, others on a gap year and many straight into the workforce.

Earlier, we spoke to Cerys Mack who completed her A-levels at Exeter College. Cerys secured 3 A*s in Psychology, Biology and Chemistry.

Cerys will now be going to Bristol University to study medicine, and she was clearly ecstatic about her results.

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