Which UK schools are closed because of the snow? Full list

People in the snow in Gateshead (Owen Humphreys / PA)
People in the snow in Gateshead (Owen Humphreys / PA)

The cold weather spell is set to continue across the UK.

Some schools were closed on Thursday and remain closed on Friday, due to the wintry weather, while others opened late.

Schools in Cornwall and County Durham appear to be worst affected today (December 1), with one school also closed in Gloucestershire.

Parts of the UK could see 5cm of snow on Friday with temperatures expected to drop as low as -10°C in some areas.

A yellow weather warning for snow and ice will also remain in place on Friday for the eastern coast of the UK, stretching from Scotland to East Anglia. Ice warnings remain in place for Northern Ireland and south-west England.

Which schools have closed? Full list


Boskenwyn School - Open at 11am

Coverack Primary School - Open at 10.30am

Doubletrees School - Open at 11am

Fowey River Academy - Open at 11.30am

Germoe School - Open at 11am

Grade Ruan Primary School - Open at 10.30am

Halwin School - Open at 10am

Lanivet School - Open at 10.30am

Lerryn School - Open at 10.30am

Manaccan Primary School - Open at 10.30am

Nine Maidens AP Academy - Closed

Pencoys School - Open at 10am

Rosemellin Primary School - Open at 10am

St Day and Carharrack School - Open at 10am

St. Keverne Primary School - Open at 10.30am

South Petherwin Primary School - Open at 10am

Stithians School - Open at 11am

Treverbyn Academy - Open at 10am

Trewidland Primary School - Open at 10am

Trewirgie Infant School - Open at 10am

Trewirgie Junior School - Open at 10am

Truro Nursery School - Open at 9.30am

Weeth Primary School - Open at 10am

Whitemoor Academy - Open at 10am

Cornwall Council has also told parents: "If your child's school is not listed, we strongly recommend that you contact their school directly to find out if it is closed.

"If a school is closed, this information should usually be available on the school’s website and / or their social media pages."

County Durham

Blackhall Primary School - Closed

Cassop Primary School - Closed

Durham Blue Coat CE Junior School - Closed

Durham Trinity School - Closed

Easington Colliery Primary School - Closed

Hesleden Primary School - Closed

Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Primary School - Closed

Sedgefield Community College - Closed

Shotton Hall Primary School - Closed

Shotton Primary School - Closed

St Marys Catholic Primary School Wingate - Closed

Wellfield School - Closed

West Cornforth Primary School - Closed

Wingate Primary School - Closed


Cam Woodfield Infant School - Closed because of lack of heating

How to check if your school is closed

To check if your child's school is closed, please refer to their school's website.