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More primary and secondary school closures across Cornwall

More primary and secondary school closures across Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 8:05am 18th March 2020. (Updated at 6:15am 19th March 2020)

More schools across Cornwall have announced closures amid the coronavirus outbreak.

A string of primary and secondary schools have announced further closures across Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week.

From Friday afternoon, all schools across the Duchy and the UK will close in a bid to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Classrooms will only stay open for the children of 'key workers' such as NHS staff, police, care workers and delivery drivers.

You can find all the latest updates in Pirate FM's Coronavirus Super Blog here.

Scroll down to see which schools in Cornwall are currently closed.

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Here is the latest information for the Cornwall Council website:

Current School Closures

Thursday, 19 March 2020

  • Bodmin College - Year 12 closed until 14 April
  • Brannel School - Years 8 and 9 closed
  • Budehaven School - Years 8, 9, 10 and 12 closed
  • Caradon APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • Carrick APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • CHES Academy - closed to 14 April
  • Falmouth School - Years 7 and 8 closed
  • Hayle Academy - Years 8, 9, 10 closed
  • Liskeard School and Community College - Year 10 closed with the exception of Hair and Beauty students
  • Mounts Bay Academy - Years 8 and 9 closed
  • Newquay Tretherras School - Sixth Form closed - last day of term was 18 March
  • Nine Maidens APA  Academy - closed to 27 March
  • North Cornwall APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • Penair School - Year 8 closed
  • Penrice Academy - Years 9 and 10 closed
  • Penwith APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • Poltair School - Years 9 and 10 closed
  • Restormel APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • Richard Lander School - Years, 8, 9 and 10 closed
  • Saltash Community School - Year 9 closed
  • South Petherwin - closed
  • The Roseland Academy - closed to all year group until 27 March, from then they will switch to remote learning
  • Tregolls School - Area Resource Base closed until further notice
  • Windmill Hill Academy

Friday, 20 March 2020

  • Bodmin College - Year 12 closed until 14 April
  • Brannel School - Years 8 and 9 closed
  • Budehaven School - Years 8, 9, 10 and 12 closed
  • Caradon APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • Carrick APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • CHES Academy - closed to 14 April
  • Curnow School - closed until after Easter holidays
  • Doubletrees School - closed
  • Falmouth School - Years 7 and 8 closed
  • Liskeard School and Community College - Year 9 closed
  • Mounts Bay Academy - Years 8 and 9 closed until further notice
  • Newquay Tretherras School - Sixth Form closed - last day of term was 18 March
  • Nine Maidens APA  Academy - closed to 27 March
  • North Cornwall APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • Penair School - Year 8 closed
  • Penrice Academy - Years 9 and 10 closed
  • Penwith APA Academy - closed to 27 March
  • Poltair School - Years 9 and 10 closed
  • Restormel APA Academy - closed to 27 March 
  • Richard Lander School - Years, 8, 9 and 10 closed
  • Saltash Community School - Year 8 closed
  • South Petherwin - closed
  • The Roseland Academy - closed to all year group until 27 March, from then they will switch to remote learning
  • Tregolls School - Area Resource Base closed until further notice
  • Windmill Hill Academy

"All schools have their own arrangements to contact parents and carers should there be a need to close the school at short notice, for example in the event of severe weather. This may include the use of bespoke parent mailing systems, text, social media, etc as well as use of the school website. 

"We work with schools to ensure we have up to date information on school closures as they occur.  We have a robust procedure for schools to notify us should they need to close.

"In the event of a large number of schools being closed due to adverse weather this information may take some time to be fully updated so please ensure you check with your child's school."

Cornwall Council

You can find updates on school closures on the Pirate FM website here.

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