School Closures: January 23, 2013

Heavy Snow in County Durham

Heavy Snow in County Durham

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SOME schools in County Durham remain closed today after heavy snowfall continues to cause problems but it seems it's business as usual for many across the North-East. We will bring you the latest reports as we get them.

COUNTY DURHAM

Beechdale Nursery School (1033)
The school will close on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Thursday, 24 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: Deep snow and limited access to site. Arrangements in place to clear snow Wednesday with a view to opening Thursday.

Consett Junior School (2277)
The school will close on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Thursday, 24 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: Difficulties accessing site because of volume of snow

Greenland Community Primary School (3526)
The school will close on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Thursday, 24 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: Side roads dangerous and inaccessible with snow and ice.

Oxhill Nursery School (1014)
The school will close on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Thursday, 24 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: Deep snow and limited access to site. Arrangements in place to clear snow Wednesday with a view to opening Thursday. Will text parents with update.

Peases West Primary School (2311)
The school will close on Monday, 21 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (Afternoon). Reason for closure: Although assured it was to be cleared, unsafe access to site for children, parents, staff and emergency vehicles remains. Hoping to reopen this afternoon.

Stanley (Crook) Primary School (2313)
The school will close on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Thursday, 24 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: Volume of snow and limited access to site - arrangements in place to clear snow today.

The Oaks Secondary School (7033)
The school will close on Monday, 21 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Thursday, 24 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: Closed due to inclement weather. Drive remains dangerous for school transport.

Villa Real School (7028)
The school will close on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Thursday, 24 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: Closed to pupils due to the drive being impassable and the volume of traffic we have bringing pupils to school. Staff are working in school

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