An electricity failure has forced a college in to closing early.

Barnwood Park Arts College has closed for the rest of the day after an incident this morning.

The college announced they would be closing from 12.00pm.

Some students are staying at the school until 3.15pm if they can't get verbal permission to leave from their parents/carers.

It is not yet known what has caused the issue.

Barnwood Park Arts College is a foundation secondary school for girls, located on St Lawrence Rd in the Barnwood area of Gloucester.