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Outwood Academy: Dozens fall ill at school in Ripon, Yorkshire

Up to 40 pupils have simultaneously fallen ill at Outwood Academy in Ripon.

North Yorkshire Police said they had "displayed signs of sickness and feeling faint sometime between 11:00 and 11:30".

A fire officer told the BBC they believed the hall "was a hot room and some children had become overwhelmed" but that no chemicals or gases had been detected in the scare.

BBC Look North's Danny Carpenter reports.

  • 11 Nov 2015