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Snow: School closures in Gloucestershire

By citizenmike  |  Posted: January 22, 2013

Schools are being closed again

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Snow and icy weather has forced the closure of some of Gloucestershire schools on Tuesday morning.
The schools currently closed (in alphabetical order) are:

  • Berry Hill Primary School
  • Bream Primary School
  • Clearwell Primary School
  • Coalway Community Infant School
  • Coalway Junior School
  • Dene Magna School (science exam at 10am will still take place)
  • Drybrook School
  • Elwood Community Primary School
  • English Bicknor C of E Primary School
  • Forest E-Act Academy (open for year 11 exam students)
  • Forest View Primary School
  • Glos and Forest Pupil Referral Service
  • Gloucestershire College (Forest of Dean Mitcheldean campus) (The college is closed to students. It is open only to students taking GCSE, AS and A2 examinations today.)
  • Heart of the Forest Community Special School
  • Hilltop Children's Centre Forest View site
  • Lakers School
  • Littledean C of E Primary School
  • Lydbrook Primary School
  • Newnham St Peter's Primary School
  • Parkend Primary School
  • Pillowell Community Primary School
  • Primrose Hill School, Forest of Dean
  • Redbrook Primary School
  • River Children Centre, Naas Lane site
  • Soudley Primary School
  • St Anthony Independent School
  • St Briavels Parochial C of E Primary School
  • St John's C of E Primary School, Coleford
  • St White's School
  • Steam Mills Primary School
  • The Dean Academy (science exam will be rescheduled)
  • Yorkley Primary School
Other schools are open but have special notices in place. They are:
  • Blockley Primary School: extra care needed on approach to school entrance
  • Leighterton Primary School: no after school club today
  • Newent Community School: no breakfasts available today
  • Thomas Keble School: Ebley coaches will not be picking up at Edgeworth but will travel from Miserden to Thomas Keble
  • Thrupp Primary School: Open for registration until 9.20am. Thrupp Lane still very icy in places as there are no pavements, if travelling by car please park away from school and walk up. Please exercise caution.
  • Woodside Primary School: School is planning to open at 10am
  • Wyedean School: Grindles buses and Stagecoach buses will not be running
  • Chalford Hill Primary School: opening from 10am
Check back to this page for further updates throughout the morning.

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  • tishwash  |  January 22 2013, 6:17PM

    really ? everyone else seems to be getting to work okay, I know some will be exceptions e.g. certain areas still have loads of snow but surely not that many ?

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