A Hampshire school has been left without gas, electric or hot water this morning, forcing the school to close. 

Foxhills Infant School on Foxhills Lane, has told parents that the school will be closed today, Monday, March 4, after being left without central heating or hot water. 

The Foxhills Junior School will remain open today as the gas, electric and hot water is unaffected in the junior school building. 

READ MORE: Southampton hospital buildings need repairs costing £128m

A representative of the school told the Echo the school plans to have the issued fixed as soon as possible and engineers have been informed. 

Many parents are now scrambling to make plans for child care today after the unforeseen closure. 

The school spokesperson said regular updates would follow on the school's social media pages and through direct contact with parents. 

In a statement on the Foxhills Infant Facebook page, a spokesperson for the school said: "The Infant School is closed today because of a heating failure.

"This means there is no heating or hot water and therefore, the school has been forced to close.

"Foxhills Junior School remains open as usual."