Portsmouth school closes after boiler failure

Westover Primary School. Picture: Google
Westover Primary School. Picture: Google
Opening of the new school by the home secretary in October 1927. The headmaster, Canon Barton, is on the lowest step, on the left. Dorothea Barton is possibly there, somewhere. (PGS Archive)

NOSTALGIA: A red bluestocking at Portsmouth Grammar School

PUPILS have been turned away from a school in Portsmouth.

Westover Primary School has suffered a boiler failure on what is the first day of term for many pupils.

The school, in Westover Road, Copnor, is hoping the fault will be fixed today.