Hertfordshire schools closing due to snow

Schools are expecting to close tomorrow due to forecast snow. Picture by @stevenage_tico

Schools are expecting to close tomorrow due to forecast snow. Picture by @stevenage_tico - Credit: Archant

SCHOOLS across Comet country are closing as snow continues to fall this morning (Friday).

Woolenwich Infant and Nursery School in Stevenage did not open today “due to expected severe weather later this morning”, although the junior school remains open.

Other Stevenage schools are following suit with Broom Barns and Giles Nursery and Infants closing now.

Letchmore Infants and Nursery is shutting at 11.45am, with both Moss Bury Primary School and Nursery and Almond Hill Junior and Primary closing at midday.

Featherstone Wood Primary and St Nicholas Primary will shut at 12.30pm and Camps Hill Community Primary an hour later.

Lodge Farm Primary remains open but parents can pick up their children from 1.30pm.

Both Peartree Way Nursery and St Vincent De Paul are open but say parents can collect their children if they wish.

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And Barnwell School is shutting up at 2pm.

In Letchworth GC, Fearnhill and Highfield have both announced early closures at 12.10pm, with Woolgrove shutting its doors at 1pm and Wilbury Junior at 1.30pm.

Icknield Infant and Nursery and Pixmore Junior will both close at 1.45pm, with Northfields Infant and Nursery following suit at 2pm.

In Hitchin, all three secondary schools – The Priory, Hitchin Boys’ and Hitchin Girls’ – are closing at 12.30pm, though public exams will run as planned this afternoon at the girls’ school.

In the villages, Knebworth Primary has shut and St Ippolyts Primary will do the same at midday, although parents can collect their children earlier.

Preston Primary has urged parents to pick up their children as soon as possible.

Hexton Primary and Weston Primary close at 12.30pm and 1.30pm respectively.

A number of other schools remain open but with further updates expected at lunchtime.

Keep checking our website for the latest on school closures.

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