An entire Swansea primary school has closed after a member of staff tested positive for Covid-19.

A number of teachers and pupils at Pengelli Primary School in Grovesend have been told to self-isolate, and it has been agreed for the school to remain closed until later next week.

A spokesman for Swansea Council said: “A number of teachers and pupils at Pengelli Primary School have been told to self-isolate after a member of staff tested positive for Covid-19.

"In line with normal procedures, letters have been sent to affected parents to advise them of what they need to do.

"Pengelli Primary School is a small school with around 120 pupils and staff.

"As a small school it has been agreed that the most appropriate way to support staff and pupils is for the school to remain closed until later next week.

"In the meantime, children will be taught through blended learning."

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On Monday, it was reported that scores of youngsters and a dozen teachers have had to stay off school after three individuals tested positive for the virus at  Clydach  Primary School.

Two "bubbles" at the Primary School in Twynybedw Road, Clydach, were told to begin self-isolating on November 16. Then, four days later, another classroom was told to do the same.

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A number of high schools and primary schools in the  Cardigan  area were  shut on Monday after concerns  about the "speed and spread" of the virus in the area.

Over in Powys, Welshpool High will shut until December 7.

The move follows "rising cases in the school and the wider community which is affecting learners and staff," Powys council said.