Fazakerley Primary School to close for day

A primary school in Liverpool has said it will be closed on Friday after 30 children were taken ill with a bug.

Fazakerley Primary School said six members of staff has also been affected by illness during recent days.

Assistant headmaster James Kilburn said the school had been advised to close by its local health authority, as a precautionary measure.

He added they expected to open again on Monday, and parents would be kept informed by a text messaging service.

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