MK School Opens Despite Fire

5 May 2015, 06:16 | Updated: 5 May 2015, 06:19

Parents and pupils at the Wavendon Gate school in Milton Keynes have been told school is open today, despite a fire yesterday.

The incident happened at Wavendon Gate Combined School, Gregories Drive, Milton Keynes, between 1am and 2am.

The fire, which started in some sheds at the rear of the school, spread to a section of the main school building. However, the majority of the damage was caused in the area of where the sheds were positioned. 

While the affected area has since been sealed off, the school itself will open tomorrow (5/5) and operate as usual.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.

The school said: "We have had a fire in the early hours of this morning, Bank Holiday Monday, 4th May.

"The sports sheds and some of the school has been affected.

"Classrooms are not effected and school will be open as normal on Tuesday 5th May.

"There will be changes to the Breakfast Club routine.

"No hot food service tomorrow, so please could parents of Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2 parents provide a packed lunch, where possible.

"Please note - 1B assembly has been cancelled - new date will be arranged."