SOME schools have announced they will be closed today (Monday, November 29) after snow blanketed parts of the UK at the weekend.
Weather warnings for ice are in force around the country, with drivers urged to take extra care when heading out.
Which schools are closed today because of the snow?
A number of schools across the country will be closed on Monday (November 29, 2021) due to severe weather conditions at the weekend.
The issue has affected schools in Derbyshire, Lancashire, the Midlands and other parts of the country due to dangerous and icy roads.
In Lancashire, Holly Grove Primary School (Burnley), Reedley Primary School (Burnley), Thorneyholme R C Primary School (Clitheroe) and Trawden Forest Primary School in Colne announced they would close today.
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (Asbourne), Highfields School (Starkholmes and Lumsdale sites), Flagg Nursery School, Eyam CE Primary School and Anthony Gell School (Matlock) in Derbyshire will also remain closed today.
Eccleshall's Walton Hall Academy, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Rugeley and Springfield School in Leek have also announced they will not open today.
Other schools will not close but will delay the start time of lessons.
- Youlgrave, All Saints C of E Primary School – opening at 10am
- New Mills School – opening at 11am
- Holmesdale infant school – opening at 10.30am
- Stoney Middleton CE primary school – opening at 10am
- Great Hucklow CE primary school – opening at 10am
- Peak Forest CE primary school – opening at 10am
- Monyash C of E primary school – opening at 10am
It's best to check whether your child’s school is closed by looking at your local council’s website.
Many schools have announced the closures on their social media accounts.
To check if your kid’s school is open or closed – by using your local council’s website – please search the government's website by entering your postcode HERE.
When will schools reopen after the snow?
Schools that have closed due to the weather will reopen when they feel it is safe to do so for staff and pupils.
You should keep an eye out for any official communications from your children's school, as well as their social media accounts.
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