It's been confirmed that a popular member of staff has died on the grounds of a school in Camborne earlier today.

A police vehicle and several ambulances had reportedly been spotted at the school at approximately 14:30 today (Thurs October 14) and the school, Camborne Science and International Academy, has since confirmed that a 'much loved' member of staff had sadly passed away on its grounds.

In a statement, the school said that its thoughts and sympathies are with the member of staff's family.

Alongside this, the school also mentioned that it would be supporting the family of the deceased.

A spokesperson for Camborne Science and International Academy said: "It is with deep regret that a much loved and respected colleague of Camborne Science and International Academy passed away on Thursday 14 October in school.

"Our thoughts and sincerest sympathies are with their family.

"We ask for your respect and privacy as we support our school’s community through this time."

The circumstances of the incident have not yet been confirmed to The Packet.

Devon and Cornwall Police have been contacted for a statement.

We will bring you more on this incident as a when new information or updates are made available.