School closures: Updating list of emergency closures in England due to extreme heat

Schools across the country will remain closed due to the heatwave.

Many schools across England decided to shut on Monday (18 July) and Tuesday (19 July) after a red extreme heat warning was issued by the Met Office.

Temperatures hit a record high on Tuesday as 40.2C was recorded at Heathrow airport, meanwhile many areas reached up to a sweltering 40C.

Temperatures are now expected to drop on Wednesday (20 July) and for the rest of the week.

We have pulled together an updating list of announced closures.

Listed alphabetically by county.

Here’s the schools that are closed on Wednesday (20 July).

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Berkshire

There are currently no reported school closures.

Most closures were reported on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

Buckinghamshire

There are currently no reported school closures.

Most closures were reported on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

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Hampshire

There are no schools, colleges, children’s centres or early years providers closed at the moment.

Most closures were reported on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

Nottinghamshire

There are no reported school closures in Nottinghamshire currently.

Most schools were only closed on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

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Oxfordshire

A number of schools will be shut across the county to start the week.

  • Meadowbrook College - site will close at 12.30 due to staff absence.

Most closures were reported on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

Surrey

There are no reported school closures in Surrey currently.

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Most schools were only closed on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

Sussex

There are no emergency school closures as of yet.

Most closures were reported on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

Worcestershire

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There are no full or partial school closures for today at the moment.

Most closures were reported on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.

Yorkshire

There are no full school closures for today at the moment.

Most closures were reported on Monday 18 July and Tuesday 19 July.