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No Lessons Today In Some County Schools
closed in the petrol crisis, as there is no fuel to get staff
and pupils to lessons – or home again.
Warwickshire schools are without buses, and 21 have announced
closures affecting today, and early next week.
Warwickshire borough is the only part of the county to have all
of its schools open. In other areas, it is mainly secondary
schools and rural primary schools that have large catchments
areas that have closed.
county education officer, said:
concerned that in this situation some pupils might be able to
travel to school but not able to get home later in the day.
cannot rule out the possibility of pupils arriving at schools
where staff have not managed to get to.
much regret the inconvenience this may cause to parents but I
am sure they will appreciate my main concern is that safety
and welfare of their children.”
Kenilworth, Round Oak School and Support Service, Trinity,
Avon Valley, Bilton High, Brownsover Community, Harris,
Knightlow Primary, Revel Primary, Rugby High.
Bedworth: Camp Hill Nursery, Griff, Hartshill, Herbert
Fowler Junior, Nicholas Chamberlaine, Nursery Hill Primary, Our
Lady of the Angeles, St Joseph’s Junior, Weddington Primary.
area: Alcester Grammar, Dassett Primary, Kineton High,
Quinton Primary, River House, Stour Valley Community, Welcombe
Hills, Warwickshire College – Leamington and Moreton Morrell.
Warwickshire: none closed.
As the position
is changing rapidly, either call the school directly or the
county council emergency number on 01926 412929.
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