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Fulwood Academy to reopen after medical incident

Posted on - 19th June, 2018 - 12:12pm | Author - | Posted in - Cadley, Fulwood, Preston News, Schools
Fulwood Academy sent pupils home on Monday Pic: Google
Fulwood Academy sent pupils home on Monday Pic: Google

Fulwood Academy is to reopen on Wednesday after a medical incident in its grounds.

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The school, in Black Bull Lane, Fulwood, was closed from late morning on Monday (18 June).

All staff and pupils were sent home after the North West Ambulance Service were called to the school around 9.30am.

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said an adult, understood by Blog Preston to be a staff member, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital around 9.30am. The school has now confirmed one of its site supervisors has died.

The North West Air Ambulance also confirmed they had attended.

Preston Police said they had not been called to the incident.

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A message on the academy website said the school had been closed for the rest of Monday and Tuesday (19 June) due to ‘unforseen circumstances’.

An updated message on Tuesday from Principal Stephen Henry said: “Please be advised that the academy will be open at the usual time tomorrow (Wed 20 June).

“Further information will follow regarding today’s (Tue) closure.

“Thank you for your understanding.”

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Blog Preston has approached the academy for a statement but has so far received no response.

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