SNOW DAY: School closures and travel news West Sussex on Thursday, January 7 - Updated

SNOW has turned to ice making travel difficult resulting in more schools closures today (Thursday, January 7).


Worthing Crematorium has closed today.

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On the roads

Worthing Borough Council and West Sussex County Council workers have been clearing and gritting pavements in the town centre.

Drivers are advised to avoid driving unless journeys are absolutely necessary as the roads are extremely icy.

Gritters with snow ploughs are clearing A roads and major routes in West Sussex.


At 9.05am

The 700 bus service is running between Littlehampton and Brighton.

Compass bus services has a limited service around Worthing, avoiding rural areas.

Brighton and Hove Buses are running a limited service including the 2 from Shoreham.

School closures

At 8am

St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Pulborough

Shoreham Academy

Georgian Gardens Community Primary School

Eastbrook Primary

Shoreham College, Shoreham By Sea

At 7.50am

Worthing College

Sir Robert Woodard Academy

Glebe Primary School, The

Rustington Community Primary School

Goring-by-Sea CofE First School

St Philip's Catholic Primary School, Arundel

Clapham and Patching CofE Primary School

Durrington Middle School

Downsbrook Middle School

North Lancing Primary School

Shoreham Beach Primary School

Durrington First School

St Catherine's Catholic Primary School, Littlehampton

Boundstone Nursery School

Worthing High School

Yapton CofE Primary School

Elm Grove First School, Worthing

Bramber First School

Davison Church of England High School for Girls, Worthing

Buckingham Park Primary School

Herons Dale School

Chatsmore Catholic High School

East Preston Infant School

Vale First and Middle School, Worthing

Swiss Gardens Primary School

Sompting Village Primary School

Lyndhurst First School

Slindon CofE Primary School

Durrington High School

Field Place First School

St Mary's CofE Primary School, Clymping

Whytemead First School

Ashington CofE First School

St Margaret's CofE Primary School, Angmering

St Mary's CofE Primary School, Clymping

Orchards Middle School, The

St Philip Howard Catholic High School

The Littlehampton Academy

St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Angmering

At 7.20am

Northbrook College (all campuses)

Thomas A Becket First School

Broadwater CofE. First and Middle School

St Andrew's C of E High School for Boys

Heene CofE First School

Thakeham First School

Elm Grove Infant School, Littlehampton

St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Shoreham-by-Sea

Palatine School

Ferring CofE Primary School

English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Worthing

Upper Beeding Primary School

At 7.15am

The Angmering School

St Mary's CofE First School, Washington

Arun Vale Infant School

Thomas A Becket Middle School

St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Pulborough

West Chiltington Community First School

Connaught Junior School

Elm Grove Infant School, Littlehampton

At 6.30pm Wednesday

Laurels First School, Worthing

St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Worthing

Oak Grove College

Amberley CofE First School

Storrington First School

Steyning Grammar School

Cornfield School, Littlehampton

Springfield First School

Rydon Community College

Will not open on Thursday, January 7.

A school closure website has also been set up at

This story will be updated throughout the day with traffic, rail travel, and further school information.

Railway information

Some services are delayed.

For Worthing railway station live departures click here.

Travellers can check live train departure times from Littlehampton railway station, by clicking here.

Travellers can check train departures from the Shoreham railway station live departure board by clicking here.

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