Hampshire schools closed: Live updates as Storm Ciarán forces schools to close due to severe weather

Schools are closing on Thursday as Storm Ciarán hits the region.
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A number of schools have already announced they will be shut due to severe bad weather and as a safety measure.

Hampshire schools closed: Live updates as Storm Ciarán forces schools to close due to severe weather

Key Events

  • Schools have announced their closure on Thursday due to Storm Ciarán
  • Severe weather and safety is the reason schools are closing
  • See updated list of schools closing across the area

Schools closure list

Hampshire County Council has been updating its list of the schools closing on Thursday.

See the latest closures here:

Portsmouth City Council issue update on schools

The council said: "The council has recommended schools review their business continuity plan and staff plans to assess whether they can open on Thursday 2 November.

"The following schools have contacted the Council to inform us they are closing, however there maybe others not listed. Schools will contact parents directly if they feel they need to close."

Schools confirmed as closed in Portsmouth

Here's the latest list of closures but the council said more could close:

Admiral Lord Nelson School Beacon View Primary Bramble Infant school and Nursery Castle View Academy Copnor Primary School Corpus Christi Cottage Grove School Court Lane School Craneswater Junior School Devonshire Infant School Fernhurst School Gatcombe Park Primary King’s Academy College Park Infant and Junior King’s Academy Northern Parade Infant and Junior Langstone Infant Langstone Junior Manor Infant and Nursery School Mayfield Miltoncross Portsdown Primary School St John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary St Jude’s Church of England Primary School St Pauls Catholic Primary St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School The Portsmouth Academy The Victory Primary Trafalgar School Westover Primary

Latest school closures

See the latest schools which have closed here:

Schools remaining open today

These have been confirmed as:

  • Cumberland Infant School

  • Medina Primary School

  • St Edmund’s Catholic School

  • UTC Portsmouth

Updated list of schools closed

These schools are closed in Portsmouth today:

  • Admiral Lord Nelson School

  • Ark Ayrton Primary Academy

  • Ark Charter Academy

  • Ark Dickens Primary Academy

  • Arundel Court Primary Academy and Nursery

  • Beacon View Primary Academy

  • Bramble Infant School and Nursery

  • Castle View Academy

  • Cliffdale Primary Academy

  • Copnor Primary School

  • Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School

  • Cottage Grove Primary School

  • Court Lane Infant Academy

  • Court Lane Junior Academy

  • Craneswater Junior School

  • Devonshire Infant School

  • Fernhurst Junior School

  • Gatcombe Park Primary School

  • Highbury Primary School

  • King’s Academy College Park (Infant)

  • King’s Academy College Park (Junior)

  • King’s Academy Northern Parade (Infant)

  • King’s Academy Northern Parade (Junior)

  • Langstone Infant School

  • Langstone Junior Academy

  • Manor Infant and Nursery School

  • Mary Rose Academy

  • Mayfield School

  • Meon Infant School

  • Meon Junior School

  • Milton Park Primary School

  • Miltoncross Academy

  • Moorings Way Infant School

  • New Horizons Primary School

  • Penbridge Infant School & Nursery

  • Penbridge Junior School

  • Portsdown Primary School

  • Priory School

  • Redwood Park Academy

  • Solent Infant School

  • Solent Junior School

  • Southsea Infant School

  • Springfield School

  • St George’s Beneficial Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School

  • St John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School

  • St Jude’s CofE Primary School

  • St Paul’s Catholic Primary School

  • St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School

  • Stamshaw Infant Academy

  • Stamshaw Junior School

  • The Flying Bull Academy

  • The Harbour School

  • The Portsmouth Academy

  • The Victory Primary School

  • The Wymering School

  • Trafalgar School

  • Westover Primary School

  • Wimborne Primary School

Will schools be open again on Friday?

No schools have yet announced they will not be open as the storm subsides. See the latest on the county council website here:

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