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Snow joke - most children in Tower Hamlets still have to go to school

PUBLISHED: 10:18 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:05 21 January 2013

Wojclech, 33, and Karol Lerrka, 6, make the most of the snowy weather

Wojclech, 33, and Karol Lerrka, 6, make the most of the snowy weather

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Youngsters hoping to stay home from school to build snowmen and go sledding were disappointed this morning (Monday) because most of the schools in Tower Hamlets opened as usual despite the weather conditions.

Tower Hamlets Council is posting information about school closures on its website, but only two Limehouse primary schools appear to be affected, with Cayley Primary School, Ashton Street, and Our Lady Roman Catholic School, Copenhagen Place, both shut. Teachers say they expect both schools to re-open tomorrow (Tuesday).

George Green’s Secondary School, in Manchester Road on the Isle of Dogs, is open but plans to close at 1.30pm today. Pupils were asked to wear school uniform, but were told they could wear wellies.

For more information, visit the council’s website at http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgsl/1101-1150/1140_school_closures.aspx.

• See below for the council’s latest information:

Alice Model Nursery School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:31:10)

Bangabandhu Primary School: The school is open (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:51:10)

Bigland Green Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:12:03)

Blue Gate Fields Infants’ School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 11:08:24)

Blue Gate Fields Junior School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:45:39)

Bonner Primary School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:48:27)

Bygrove Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:31:32)

Canon Barnett Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:12:20)

Cayley Primary School: The school is closed, but is expected to re-open on Tuesday 22nd January (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:10:09)

Childrens House Nursery School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:12:15)

Columbia Market Nursery School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:32:54)

Cubitt Town Infants’ School: The School is open as normal. Any queries, please contact us 020 7987 3373 Option 4 (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 6:43:33)

Cubitt Town Junior School: The school is open as usual. (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:56:34)

Culloden Primary School: The School is open as normal and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:52:44)

Cyril Jackson Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:31:51)

Elizabeth Selby Infants’ School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 9:28:46)

English Martyrs Roman Catholic Primary School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 9:23:58)

George Green’s School: Snow is falling but school will be open. We will run a SNOW DAY and finish at 1.30. School uniform please but pupils can wear wellies or boots or trainers (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 16:03:01)

Globe Primary School: Please do not stay away from school because of snow. (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 6:56:26)

Hague Primary School: No up-to-date info on council’s website for this school.

Halley Primary School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 19:33:10)

Harbinger Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:47:52)

Harry Gosling Primary School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:05:13)

Kobi Nazrul Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:32:10)

Malmesbury Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:56:19)

Mowlem Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:33:38)

Old Church Nursery School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 8:33:57)

Old Ford Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:32:01)

Our Lady Roman Catholic Primary School: The school is closed, but is expected to re-open on Tuesday 22nd January (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:05:23)

Phoenix School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 15:54:13)

Redlands Primary School: School will be open today Monday 21 January, all children should attend as usual. (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:33:10)

Smithy Street School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 9:28:38)

St Edmund Roman Catholic School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 9:20:50)

St John’s Church Of England Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 16:26:47)

St Mary and St Michael Primary School: We will make every effort to open as long as staff are able to get to school. (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:21:32)

St Matthias Church Of England Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 6:26:31)

St Paul’s Whitechapel Church Of England Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 16:27:00)

Stephen Hawking School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 9:28:45)

Swanlea School: The school is partially open - please contact the school to confirm details (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:33:36)

The Clara Grant Primary School: The school will be open as today as usual, Monday 21st January (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:15:42)

The Stepney Greencoat Church of England Primary School: The school is open as usual (Last update: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:17:55)

Tower Hamlets Pru: The school is open as usual (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 18:03:44)

Virginia Primary School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:44:18)

Wellington Primary School: Monday 21st January is a training day and school is closed for children. School is open as usual on Tuesday 22nd January. (Last update: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 19:39:00)

William Davis Primary School: The school is open today and your child should attend as usual (Last update: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 7:32:17)


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