Snow: Derbyshire schools will be closed on Wednesday

A number of schools have announced that they will be closed this morning due to poor road conditions.

Several schools located between High Peak and Buxton are closed today due to adverse weather conditions. Some of them being open will keep their records open longer to allow students to enter safely.

Buxton Community School has closed to staff and students today due to the worsening weather conditions, while Harpur Hill Primary School and Nursery School, also in Buxton, have done the same.

In High Peak, St. George's and Hague Bar Elementary schools announced their closure today due to heavy snowfall in the north of the county.

The New Mills School in High Peak was closed for the day and all classes at the New Mills Adult Education Center were canceled for the day.

At Whaley Bridge, Taxal and Fernilee C of E Elementary Schools are closed because staff can not access them. The primary school at Whaley Bridge is also closed today.

The Glossopdale Primary School in Hadfield, Glossop, had already announced its opening at 10:30, but it has now been changed and the school will remain closed for the rest of the day. The St James School of Glossop is also closed.

Teaching was suspended this morning in some areas of the Buxton campus of Derby University.

In a statement posted on its website, the university said: "The Buxton and Leek campuses will be open, with the exception of Harper Hill and Oaklands Manor, where teaching has been Suspended this morning, students attending these sites should Devonshire Dome.

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"Most of the main roads are open pending updates from local authorities on roads closed yesterday.The road from Buxton to Leek was closed overnight and we are waiting for more information on this.

"If students can not travel between Buxton and Leek, they have to go to the nearest site.Visit the Derbyshire County Council website for specific updates."

Schools in the south of the county seem to have remained open, weather conditions being much lenient for Swadlincote.

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