Bedford Academy has been closed to pupils today after a body was found on what is described as the ‘external school site’ this morning.
In a statement to parents, school leaders said the body of an ‘unknown adult body’ had been found at the Mile Road school.
A spokesperson for Bedfordshire Police said: “We are currently at the scene of an unexplained death in Mile Road, Bedford.
“Officers were called today (Monday) following the discovery of a body.
“The man has yet to be formally identified.”
Seeking to reassure parents, a spokesperson for the school said: “Early indications are that this adult was not linked to the school in any way.”