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List of RAAC schools includes Thurston Community College near Bury St Edmunds, Hadleigh High School near Sudbury and Claydon High School near Ipswich

The official list of schools in England containing RAAC concrete has been published by the Government.

The Department of Education has revealed the 147 schools in England containing reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC), a building material that has hit the headlines over safety concerns.

The full list was published earlier today.

Thurston Community College. Picture: Mecha Morton
Thurston Community College. Picture: Mecha Morton

In Suffolk, the schools are:

•Thurston Community College – all pupils in face-to-face education;

•Hadleigh High School – start of term delayed;

•East Bergholt High School – start of term delayed;

•Claydon High School – start of term delayed.

Although not contained in the official list, SuffolkNews has also reported that Farlingaye High School in Woodbridge is delaying the start of term as RAAC was found to be present in a variety of areas at the school.

RAAC has recently become headline news again after a school ceiling collapsed over the summer.