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Norfolk schools tell pupils to stay at home after outbreak of sickness bug

PUBLISHED: 07:22 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 16:13 14 December 2017

Forncett St Peter Primary School, which is closed on Thursday, December 14 because of a sickness bug. Picture: Google Maps

Forncett St Peter Primary School, which is closed on Thursday, December 14 because of a sickness bug. Picture: Google Maps

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Two Norfolk schools have told pupils to stay at home after an outbreak of a sickness bug.

Fakenham Junior School is partially closed to those in Class 5J, after a “severe outbreak” of a sickness bug saw 50pc of the group affected.

The school said the class should stay off school until Monday, and that the room would be deep-cleaned to sanitise it.

The rest of the school remains open.

Forncett St Peter Primary School has also had to close fully after a bug affected a “large percentage” of children and staff.

They said they hoped to reopen the school on Friday, but that parents should not send their children in if they still have symptoms.

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