Havering schools still open despite snow

PUBLISHED: 09:12 01 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:11 01 March 2018

Snowy scenes from around Havering submitted by Recorder readers. Photo: Claire Slaughter

Snowy scenes from around Havering submitted by Recorder readers. Photo: Claire Slaughter


Storm Emma has struck and schools across Havering have announced they will be closed today.

Despite the snow, six primary schools and nine secondary schools have confirmed that they are still open today (Thursday, March 1) and these are:

• Benhurst Primary School

• Crowlands Primary School

• Clockhouse Primary School

• Elm Park Primary School

• Hacton Primary School

• Parsonage Farm Primary School

• St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School

• The Mawney Foundation School

• Bower Park Academy

• Hall Mead School

• Marshalls Park Academy

• Redden Court School

• Sanders School

• The Brittons Academy

• The Harris Academy (formerly Chafford School)

• The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls

• The Royal Liberty School

Schools will communicate further closures via their own means. If unsure, parents should check their school’s website.

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  • Looking out the window, it does make you wonder, are the closed schools being over cautious, or the still open one's not being cautious enough ?

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    Engelbert's Humpydink

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

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