POLICE raced to a school this afternoon after a bomb scare. 

Parents at Burford School were sent an email saying that everybody inside had been evacuated because of a 'security issue'. 

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Thames Valley Police said that the school received a recorded phone message claiming there a bomb inside the school. 

Headteachers, who have been contacted for a comment, made the decision to evacuate the building as a 'precaution'. 

However, it was later established that this was a hoax and that there was no threat to anybody in the school.