A CORONAVIRUS case has been confirmed at a college.

A number of students at Oak Grove College in Worthing have been told to self-isolate after the positive test last week.

A spokeswoman for the college said: "We can confirm one of the Oak Grove College community has tested positive for COVID-19.

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"We have contacted Public Health England (PHE) who have asked us to advise everyone within that person's class group to isolate.

"We do understand how frustrating this is for all families, staff and students but it's really important that we continue to put the health of all of our community first and follow the guidance given.

"I would like to thank everyone concerned for their understanding and patience.

"Our community of students, families and staff have been and continue to be so supporting and amazing in these times.

"Our thanks should also go to PHE for speedy, robust and timely advice and the multi-disciplinary teams who work with all of our students to ensure they continue to receive the best education, care and support.

"During these times, Oak Grove College remains committed to providing education in the safest way possible and will continue to follow all relevant special school guidance."