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Kent schools forced to close due to snow and ice caused by Storm Darcy

A number of schools have been forced to close today following the weekend's wintry weather.

Snow and ice means many educational establishments in Kent will not be open to pupils who would otherwise have been expected to attend.

Snow has forced a number of schools to close. Picture: Barry Goodwin
Snow has forced a number of schools to close. Picture: Barry Goodwin

Vulnerable children and those whose parents are key workers have been able to remain in class while other pupils have been learning remotely during the latest lockdown.

The following secondary schools are closed to pupils today:

  • Astor College for the Arts, Dover
  • Brockhill Park Performing Arts College, Hythe
  • Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone
  • Dover Grammar School for Girls
  • Folkestone School for Girls
  • Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone
  • Hayesbrook School, Tonbridge
  • Hundred of Hoo Academy
  • Knole Academy, Sevenoaks
  • Maidstone Grammar School
  • New Line Learning Academy, Maidstone
  • Oasis Academy, Isle of Sheppey
  • Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Faversham
  • Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury
  • Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, Canterbury
  • St Anselm's Catholic School, Canterbury
  • Towers School, Ashford

For further details and to find out about primary schools affected in your area, click here

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