Suffolk: Five schools close their doors as freezing temperatures grip county

Five schools have closed in Suffolk today because of freezing temperatures.

Five schools have closed in Suffolk today because of freezing temperatures. - Credit: Copyright Archant Norfolk Ltd

FIVE schools in Suffolk are closed today because of the snowy and icy conditions gripping the county.

Suffolk County Council is reporting the following schools have closed: Palgrave Primary; Worlingham Primary; Mendham Primary; Bungay High School; and Somerleyton Primary.

Worlingham and Mendham were both closed because staff were unable to get into work.

Palgrave said it had shut its doors because roads around the school were dangerous.

Meanwhile Fressingfield Primary is open for children in the village, but children who arrive on public transport have been told to stay at home.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter