Jumeirah College pupils sent home after staff member dies on campus

The school will reopen as usual on Tuesday

Pupils of Jumeirah College in Dubai were sent home early on Monday after a member of staff died on the school premises.

A spokesman for Gems Education, the developer that manages the school, confirmed the death on Monday morning.

“All relevant authorities were promptly called to the school and no pupil witnessed the incident," the spokesman said.

"Gems Education places significant importance in child safeguarding and as a preventive step all pupils have been sent home today."

The school will open on Tuesday as usual.

Updated: March 5, 2019 02:41 AM