Search

Snow in Redbridge: Schools set to reopen on Tuesday

18:28 21 January 2013

Highlands Primary headteacher Kulvarn Atwal was down at the school in the early hours of Monday with the school's caretaker to ensure children could get to their classes safely

Highlands Primary headteacher Kulvarn Atwal was down at the school in the early hours of Monday with the school's caretaker to ensure children could get to their classes safely

Archant

The vast majority of schools in Redbridge look set to be open on Tuesday after the snow forced about half to close at the start of the week.

About 25 schools have so far given their plans for Tuesday, and all say they will open.

Some of these will carry out site inspections early in the morning before giving the final go-ahead for students and staff to make their way into school.

And a handful of schools will open slightly later, or close slight earlier, than usual.

With no more snow forecast overnight, it looks likely most, if not all, of the borough’s primary and secondary schools will be open.

On Monday about 33 schools in Redbridge closed because of the snowfall.

Some staff, including those at Highlands Primary, Highlands Gardens, Ilford, rolled their sleeves up to ensure the area around the school was safe for pupils and teachers before making the decision to open.

0 comments

Latest Ilford News Stories

7 minutes ago

Redbridge Council has moved to reassure parents after a number of intruder alerts in schools.

57 minutes ago
The fight broke out after the two teams met at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium (Picture: Olly Greenwood)

A football fan from Ilford was among nine sentenced for their part in a brawl between West Ham and Arsenal supporters.

Cllr Lloyd Duddridge, Redbridge Council chief executive Andy Donald, Cllr Jas Athwal, Cllr Hugh Cleaver and Cllr Paul Canal attended the local forum yesterday

Betting shops are contributing to the rise in beggars operating along George Lane, South Woodford, a councillor has claimed.

29 minutes ago
Matthew Clemenson

Have you got a front page story, or a community issue that you think needs reporting?

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Are you in need of a new kitchen? Try our competition and you could win a brand new one!

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

MyOffers H&M Competition

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now