A tribute has been paid to a 'very popular' teen after he tragically died on school grounds.

Corbin Jones - who was a pupil at Larkhall Academy - sadly passed away on Saturday, May 11.

Police say they were called to the school's grounds shortly after 7pm after being made aware of a 14-year-old boy taking unwell.

He was then rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Officers say the death is currently being treated as unexplained, however, there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding it.

Following the devastating news, Andy Smith - Larkhall Academy's head teacher - said Corbin's death has left the school community 'shocked'.

The teacher described the pupil as being 'very popular, kind, and caring'.

In a statement, Andy Smith said: “Our school community is shocked by the tragic death of Corbin Jones on Saturday, May 11.

“Corbin was a very popular pupil, with a wide friendship group across his own, and other, year groups.

"He was equally popular with staff due to his kind and caring nature, and his enthusiasm for life.

“In classes, he was happy, cheerful, and polite, always with a smile on his face and always ready to learn and to contribute to lessons with a keen sense of fun and good humour.

"A talented guitarist, he loved spending time in the Music department.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Corbin’s mum, his brother Ashton and their family and friends.”

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "We were made aware of a 14-year-old boy taken unwell in the grounds of Larkhall High School shortly after 7.25pm on Saturday, May 11.

“He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow but was pronounced dead a short time later.

“His death is being treated as unexplained but there are no suspicious circumstances.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

The Scottish Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.