A primary school in Carshalton has sent children home after an outbreak of a winter vomiting bug.

Tweedale Primary School will be closed until Tuesday, October 17, because of the Norovirus.

A statement read: "Due to an outbreak of Norovirus the school will be closed on Friday and Monday. We will return to school on Tuesday at 8.45am."

A spokesman from Greenshaw Learning Trust told Sutton Guardian: "Children and staff have shown systoms which could be a Norovirus. 

"We have decided to act promptly and responsibly in taking this action to close the school.

"We are arranging a deep clean of the school on Sunday or Monday."