Storm Ciarán: Here are the schools in West Sussex that will be closed or will open later
and live on Freeview channel 276
Funtington Primary School – in West Ashling, Chichester – is the only school that remains closed today, according to the West Sussex County Council website.
The council wrote: “This school is reported as closed. This is due to adverse weather conditions causing damage to the building. School will be closed on Friday, November 3.”
This was the situation on Thursday with the storm at its worst:
Chichester College was closed yesterday due to anticipated travel disruption and severe weather conditions linked to Storm Ciarán. Learning was delivered online and course tutors were contact with students directly, with information about changes to their classes. Onsite classes will return today as normal.
Tanbridge House School in Horsham School started at the later time of 9.30am this morning. Those travelling on buses arrived at the normal time and were supervised by staff already on site.
Thomas Bennet Community College in Crawley was closed due to the severe weather warning. The school said it would see students back on Friday.
Holy Trinity School in Crawley was closed yesterday due to adverse weather conditions ‘as detailed in Rev Millwood’s email to parents’. The school will be open on Friday as normal.
St Wilfrid’s Catholic School in Crawley was also shut due to adverse weather conditions ‘as detailed in Mr Ferry's email to parents’. The school will be open on Friday as normal but if this should change then this will be communicated via email/school website/social media.
Upper Beeding Primary School was closed because of issues with drainage.