A bubble at a primary school in Mapplewell has had to close after a child tested positive for Covid-19.

Wellgate Primary School confirmed that the year two bubble would close today (September 8) after a child tested positive for the virus.

A statement released via social media said: “In line with Public Health Guidance, we have closed the year two bubble.

“The children and staff in this bubble are required to self-isolate. In line with the guidance, the other bubbles in school will remain open and children should still attend school including siblings of children in year two.

“Thank you for your understanding and continued support during this difficult time.”