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Pupils at a school near Bristol which was evacuated in a health scare have returned to classes.
Emergency services were called to The Manor C of E Primary School in Coalpit Heath at yesterday [Monday] afternoon.
An investigation into what caused the children to become ill is continuing. It is thought to have been a virus.
A primary school in South Gloucestershire is reopening after being evacuated over a possible chemical scare yesterday.
Parents of children at The Manor C of E Primary School in Coalpit Heath have been told to keep them at home if they are unwell.
Fire crews inspected the building but didn't find any problems.
A school evacuated, after more than 25 children fell ill, is due to reopen tomorrow. Emergency Services were called to Manor Primary School at Coalpit Heath this afternoon (July 9th) after children started to suffer from headaches and nausea.
South Gloucestershire Council says gas safety checks are being carried out as a precaution. The school is due to reopen tomorrow.
Twenty six school children have been treated by paramedics at a primary school following its evacuated after several children started feeling ill. South Gloucestershire Council says carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the potential causes being investigated.
South Western Ambulance Service was called to the school this afternoon after to reports of a 10-year-old feeling unwell. They treated 26 children in total for headaches and nausea. All of the children have since been released from their care and none of them were taken to hospital.
Emergency services are investigating several possible causes, including carbon monoxide poisoning.
A school in South Gloucestershire has been evacuated after several children fell ill during the morning. Emergency services were called to The Manor School in Coalpit Heath just before 2pm this afternoon, including two vehicles from the chemical response unit.