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Pupils coped well with Faifield switch

Ballacottier staff and students swapped schools after norovirus outbreak

Pupils at Ballacottier primary school have had an unusual ending to their term.

They were uprooted to Fairfield school in Douglas, which was mothballed after closing last summer.

It followed an outbreak of norovirus at the Ballacottier site which affected almost a third of people at the school.

A clean-up last weekend did not go far enough, and a full decontamination of the premises is taking place this week.

These pupils found didn't find the switch too difficult to deal with:

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