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Find out if your child’s school in Suffolk and Essex is closed on Wednesday, February 28

PUBLISHED: 08:38 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:18 28 February 2018

Maria Gornall having fun in the snow.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNN

Maria Gornall having fun in the snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNN

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Almost 600 schools in Suffolk and Essex have announced closures or partial closures today after a night of heavy snow showers. Check here to see if your child’s school has been forced to close for the day.

At least 277 schools in Suffolk and 355 in Essex have closed or partially closed.

 

Rebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNRebecca Bantick with her children Joey and Millie in the snow at Christchurch Park. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

See here for updates on Suffolk school closures.

 

• See here for updates on Essex school closures

 

• Read more: Bitterly cold winds, plunging temperatures and heavy snow to hit Suffolk and north Essex later this week



Forecaster Adam Dury, from Norwich-based Weatherquest, predicted coastal and eastern parts of Suffolk and north Essex will see another 5-6cm of snow overnight into today (Wednesday, February 28).

Strong winds – some that could be gale force – and more snow are also predicted to spark disruption in the region until Saturday.

Highways bosses, who have not made any decision yet about whether they will close the Orwell Bridge, said they are monitoring the situation.




• Read more: Could Orwell Bridge close on Thursday due to yellow weather warning for wind?

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