An 11-year-old boy has died after falling ill at a school in west London.
Police were called to Cherry Lane Primary School in West Drayton at 11.50am on Wednesday after a child had been “taken unwell”.
The boy, understood to be a pupil at the school, was rushed to hospital but sadly died at 1.33pm.
In a statement on its website, the school said: “Out of respect for the bereaved parents and their relatives, and following advice from the police, we have not made a statement following today’s tragedy.
“Our priority is to support the emotional wellbeing of our pupils, following the events of today.”
The school added that a letter would be sent to parents on Thursday.
The Metropolitan Police said the boy’s death was being treated as “unexplained” but was not believed to be suspicious.
It added: “Officers are liaising with the school and local partners. Enquiries are ongoing.”
London Ambulance Service said it was called to the school at 11.34am after a person had fallen ill.
It said in a statement: “We sent an incident response officer, three medics in cars, an ambulance crew and an advanced paramedic to the scene.
“Sadly, despite the extensive efforts of the medics, a person died.”