A Dartford school is in lockdown following advice from police.   Leigh Academy in Green Street Green Road is not letting students leave the premises as a “precaution”.

A statement posted on the school’s Facebook page said: “Notice to parents, following advice from police we have made a decision to keep all students inside of the academy grounds today as a matter of precaution. The school day is unaffected and will finish at the usual time.

“We have not been advised of any need to change pickup arrangements so please collect your children as normal. If the situation changes we will update this page accordingly.”  More follows…