The incident is reported to have taken place at Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form in the London Borough of Hackney. Shortly before 4pm, the Twitter account with the handle @welovestokey wrote: “Stoke Newington School evacuated due to bomb scare, park end of Clissold Road cordoned off #N16 #stokey #stokenewington #hackney.”
Several police officers are understood to have been deployed to the school.
Sniffer dogs are also believed to be at the scene.
A large police cordon is in place around Clissold Road and Church Street.
One worried user tweeted: “What’s afoot at ‘Stoke Newington School’?
“Lots of police.”
They later added: “Clissold Rd is taped off at Church St. Several Police cars present, sniffer dogs deployed. All seems calm.”
Express.co.uk has contacted the Met Police for more information.
This is a developing news story, more to follow.