Bradfield College near Reading sends sick students home

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More than 100 pupils have been sent home from a boarding school after falling ill with flu-like symptoms, Public Health England has said.

Bradfield College, which is based near Reading in Berkshire, closed one boarding house to stop the illness spreading.

A Public Health England spokesman said: "We have worked with the school providing infection control advice."

The school confirmed it sent 150 students home as a precaution.