More than eighty schools and other educational establishments have been forced to close today (Tues 7 December) due to the continuing winter weather across Cumbria. These include twelve secondary schools.
Beckstone Primary, Harrington
Broughton in Furness
Broughton, Kirkby in Furness
Carlisle College (partial closure)
Chapel Street Infants & Nursery
Chetwynde School (Sec and Primary)
Crosthwaite School, Lyth Valley
Dalton St Mary's
Ellenborough and Ewanrigg Infants
George Romney Junior
Holme St Cuthbert
Jack and Jill Playgroup, Dalton
Newbridge House PRU, Barrow
Ormsgill Nursery and Primary
Our Lady and St Patrick's
Our Lady of the Rosary
Park View Nursery
St Cuthbert's, Windermere
St James' Primary, Millom
St Mary's, Windermere
St Michael's, Workington
St Patrick's, Endmoor
Ulverston Victoria High
Victoria Infants and Nursery, Barrow
Victoria Junior, Barrow in Furness
West Cumb Learning Centre (PRU), Distington West Lakes Academy Whitehaven (inc adult education) Windermere Junior Yarlside Nursery and Primary
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 tomorrow.
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.