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School closures due to extreme weather conditions

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  • Release date: 5 April 2011
  • Period covered: 2010/11
A report on the number of schools closed, including data on school type and the duration of closure.

Key points

  • The average number of days lost per school was 1.4.
  • Only 3 schools were closed more than a week.
  • 444 schools (26 per cent) did not close at all.
  • Less than one in ten schools were closed for more than two days.


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