Norfolk and Suffolk schools closed because of flooding

Friday, December 6, 2013
12:34 PM

More than 20 Norfolk schools are closed today because of the flooding, says Norfolk County Council.

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•Alderman Swindell Infant School (NR30 4AB) - Following advice due to adverse conditions Alderman Swindell School is closed today.

•Caister High School (NR30 5LS) - Caister High School is closed today as it is being used as an emergency rest centre.

•Cliff Park High School (NR31 6TA) - School has been used as rest centre overnight with 126 evacuees many of whom are elderly from local care homes requiring specialist care. As a result the school will be closed today for all pupils and continue as a rest centre until stood down

•Cobholm Primary School (NR31 0BA) - Closed due to current severe flood warnings.

•East Norfolk Sixth Form College (NR31 7BQ) - EN will be closed Friday 6th December due to disruption caused by extreme weather and concern about high tide this morning.

•Edward Worlledge Community Junior School (NR31 0ER) - Due to continuing severe flood warning in this area today, this school will be closed all day. Apologies for any inconvenience. Many families in evacuation centres.

•Flegg High School (academy) (NR29 4QD) - Due to continued extreme weather conditions and our activation as an emergency rest centre we will be closed to students on Friday 6th December and will re-open on Monday 9th December.

•Fleggburgh CE VC Primary School (NR29 3AG) - School grounds will be checked for safety at 7.30 am. Please check website from 8.00 am

•Great Yarmouth College (NR31 0ED) - Great Yarmouth College will be closed on Friday 6th December 2013, due to adverse weather. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

•Great Yarmouth VA High School (NR30 4LS) - School closed due to continuing flood risk and disruption to our families. Open as normal on Monday.

•John Grant School (NR30 5QW) - The school is closed today because of further flood risk in the areas where many staff and pupils live. School will be open for any staff who wish to go in, but otherwise people can work from home.

•Lynn Grove High School (Academy) (NR31 8AP) - School is closed to students due to being used as an Evacuation Centre. We will re-open to all students on Monday, 9th December. GCSE revision sessions planned for the weekend will still go ahead.

•Martham Primary & Nursery School Trust (Academy) (NR29 4PR) - We are a designated Evacuation Centre during flood alerts and have been asked to close by the Environment Agency, in order to prepare for people evacuated from low lying areas.

•Ormiston Venture Academy (NR31 7JJ) - Great Yarmouth is under a tidal surge warning. The academy has been activated as an emergency centre and will be closed to students.

•Southtown Infant School (NR31 0HJ) - School will be closed today due to flooding in the area overnight and another high tide expected today. We will reopen on Monday morning.

•St. George’s Infant & Nursery School (NR30 3BQ) - Closed due to not being able to provide school meals and following emergency services 36 hour warning - high tide again 10.45am.

•St. Mary’s RC VA Primary & Nursery School (NR31 6QY) - We are closed to all pupils and staff due to continued severe flood warnings throughout today and many staff unable to come into work due to evacuation or potential travel problems later in the day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and expect to be fully open on Monday.

•Stalham High School (NR12 9DG) - The school will be closed today, Friday, to students as it is currently being used as a rest centre.

•The Brooklands Short Stay School For Norfolk (NR31 7BP) - Closed to all staff and students due to adverse weather

•The Compass Centre East Short Stay School For Norfolk (NR31 9LD) - Closed to all staff and students due to adverse weather

Video update: Tides were higher in some parts of Norfolk than the 1953 floodsVideo and photo gallery update: North Norfolk - Cromer seafront and pier damage

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