Forty schools and nurseries, including eight secondary schools, have been forced to shut today (Friday 3 December) as the freezing conditions continue to grip many parts of the county.
Schools confirmed closed:
Armathwaite Nursery Group
Bishop Harvey Goodwin
Burgh by Sands
Caldew School, Dalston
Esthwaite Primary School
Gillford Centre, Carlisle
Kirkby Stephen Grammar
Kirkby Stephen Primary
Little Luvs Nursery, Petteril Bank
Petteril Bank School
Richard Rose Central
Richard Rose Morton
St James Catholic Primary in Millom
St Michaels Primary, Dalston
The above list may be subject to change.
Parents and carers are urged to tune into local media or log onto their websites, including www.bbc.co.uk/cumbria, for the latest information on potential school closures in Cumbria on Monday.
A school's first priority in deciding whether to open will always be the health and safety of pupils and staff. The decision will be taken by the head teacher.
Media enquiries to Media Officer Paul Bell on 01228 226337.