Update 10.23am: We can confirm that this has now been resolved and schools should be back up and running – we will continue to monitor the situation. Thanks for your patience.

Update 10.05am: We have identified this as being an issue with DNS. We’re currently working on a solution to resolve the issue and expect all schools to be back to normal later this morning.

Original Update 8.40: We are aware of a major outage impacting schools around the country. As a result our Helpdesk team is experiencing exceptionally high call volume.

Our team is currently investigating and we will continue to provide updates as we learn more.