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Peterborough school to re-open following legionella scare

Newark Hill Primary School  is due to re-open tomorrow
Newark Hill Primary School is due to re-open tomorrow Credit: ITV Central

A primary school in Peterborough has been given the all-clear to re-open tomorrow.

The Newark Hill Primary School was closed last week after a deadly bacteria was found in the water system.

The school has been given the all-clear
The school has been given the all-clear Credit: ITV Central

Workers carried out chlorination of the system at Newark Hill Primary School to get rid of the legionella bacteria, which can cause Legionnaires' disease.

Pupils were set homework via email, while staff worked in available office space around the city.

Deadly bacteria leads to school closure

Newark Hill Primary School in Peterborough where work is underway to get rid of the legionella bacteria. Credit: ITV Central

A primary school in Peterborough will stay closed this week after a deadly bacteria was found in the water system.

Work is underway at the Newark Hill Primary School to get rid of the legionella bacteria which can cause Legionnaires' Disease.

The school is likely to remain closed all week.

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