Snow forces Cambridgeshire schools and colleges to close

The big freeze has forced Cambridgeshire schools to close.

Staff at Long Road Sixth Form College made the decision to not to open today because the grounds were unsafe.

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A statement on the college’s website said: “On Monday 6th February, the College will be closed. The amount of snow which has fallen and drifted  means that the College grounds are unsafe for staff and students.”


Other schools and colleges that have decided to close due to the bad weather conditions are:

Castle Camps Primary School, Castle Camps, Haverhill

Castle Special School, Cambridge

Ely College

Ely St Mary’s C of E Junior School

Granta School, in Linton

Harbour Special School, Wilburton

Highfield School, Ely

Lantern Primary School, Ely

Long Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge

Spring Meadow Infant and Nursery School, Ely

Witchford Village College

Neale-Wade Community College, March


Schools with a late opening:

Abbey Meadows Primary School, Cambridge, is opening at 10am

Chesterton Community College, Cambridge, is opening at 10.15am for most students but 9am for GCSE students taking IT skills exam

The Manor, Cambridge, is opening at 10.30am

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