SCHOOL STRIKE LATEST: School closures spread ahead of teachers’ strike

THE LATEST list of schools affected by Thursday’s planned teacher strike has been published.

The following schools will be closed or partly closed on June 30:

Colgate Primary School, Horsham, will only be open for 1 class (Cedar Class - mixed Y4/5).

Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

Jolesfield CofE Primary School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

Kingslea Primary School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

Leechpool Primary School, Horsham, will be partially closed. The following classes will be closed (FS – Red and Yellow Dragon Teams only): Year 1 – Squirrel Class and Hedgehog Class; Year 2 - Penguin Class and Seal Class; Year 3 – Jaguar Class and Llama Class; Year 5 – Cheetah Class; Year 6 – Panda.

Loxwood Primary School, Billingshurst, will be completely closed.

Millais School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School, Billingshurst, will partially closed. Year 1; Year 2 and Year 4 will be open. Year R; Year 3; Year 5 and Year 6 will be closed.

Rusper Primary School, Horsham, will be closed for Unicorn class on Thursday June 30. The other classes will operate as usual.

Shelley Primary School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

Slinfold CofE Primary School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

St Andrew’s CofE Primary School, Steyning, will be completely closed.

St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, Pulborough, partial closure: three classes will be closed.

St Mary’s CofE (Aided) Primary School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

Steyning Grammar School, Steyning, will be completely closed.

Storrington First School, Pulborough, will be completely closed.

Tanbridge House School, Horsham, will be completely closed.

Thakeham First School, Pulborough, will be partially closed. There will be two classes open and one closed.

The Forest School; Horsham This school will be completely closed

Upper Beeding Primary School; Steyning We are partially closing on Thursday 30 June. Reception and KS1 classes will be open as normal. KS2 classes will not be open due to industrial action.

West Chiltington Community School; Pulborough This school will be completely closed.

Last minute negotiations between the Government and teachers’ unions are ongoing in hopes of avoiding strikes.

For a full report including a round-up of what to do with your child’s day off see Thursday’s County Times.