Bromley schools close after weekend of heavy snow

PUBLISHED: 09:27 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:27 21 January 2013

A frozen scene at Keston Common submitted by Keith Larby at

A frozen scene at Keston Common submitted by Keith Larby at


Around fifty schools across Bromley have decided to close today after a weekend of heavy snow.

Simon Rhys-Jones recreated The Snowman and Snowdog in Bromley along with Barbara Kelly.Simon Rhys-Jones recreated The Snowman and Snowdog in Bromley along with Barbara Kelly.

Almost constant snowfall on Sunday has left pavements covered, forcing a large number of schools to make the early decision to close.

Some waited until this morning to make that call, while others have announced they are opening for exam students only.

These are the schools that have so far said they will be closed today:

Bickley Primary, Nightingale Lane, Bromley

Biggin Hill Primary, Old Tye Avenue, Biggin Hill

Bishop Justus CE School, Magpie Hall Lane, Bromley

Blenheim Primary, Blenheim Road, Orpington

Bromley Road Infants, St George’s Road, Beckenham

Burnt Ash Primary, Rangefield Road, Bromley

Burwood School, Avalon Road, Orpington

Castlecombe Primary, Castlecombe Road, Mottingham

Chelsfield Primary, Warren Road, Orpington

Cudham C.E. Primary, Jail Lane, Biggin Hill

Downe Primary, High Elms Road, Orpington

Edgebury Primary, Belmont Lane, Chislehurst

Glebe School, Hawes Lane, West Wickham

Green Street Green Primary, Vine Road, Orpington

Hawes Down Junior, The Mead, West Wickham

Hayes Primary, George Lane, Hayes

Hillside Primary, Dyke Drive, Orpington

James Dixon Primary, William Booth Road, Anerley

Malcolm Primary, Malcolm Road, Penge,

Manor Oak Primary, Sweeps Lane, St Mary Cray

Marian Vian Primary, Shirley Crescent, Elmers End

Marjorie McClure School, Hawkwood Lane, Chislehurst

Mead Road Infant, Mead Road, Chislehurst

Midfield Primary, Grovelands Road, Orpington

Mottingham Primary, Ravensworth Road, Mottingham

Newstead Wood School, Avebury Road, Orpington

Oak Lodge Primary, Chamberlain Crescent, West Wickham

Oaklands Primary, Oaklands Lane, Biggin Hill

Poverest Primary, Tillingbourne Green, St Mary Cray

Princes Plain Primary, Church Lane, Bromley

Red Hill Primary, Red Hill, Chislehurst

Riverside School, Main Road, Bromley

Royston Primary, High Street, Penge

Scotts Park Primary, Orchard Road, Bromley

Southborough Primary, Southborough Lane, Bromley

The Pioneer Academy Stewart Fleming Primary, Witham Road, Anerley

St Anthony’s R.C. Primary, Genoa Road, Anerley

St George’s C.E. Primary, Tylney Road, Bromley

St James’ R.C. Primary, Maybury Close, Petts Wood

St Mary Cray Primary, High Street, St Mary Cray

St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary, Saint Paul’s Wood Hill, Orpington

The Highway Primary, The Highway, Orpington

Unicorn Primary, Creswell Drive, Beckenham

Wickham Common Primary, Gates Green Road, West Wickham

Worsley Bridge Junior, Brackley Road, Beckenham

Schools open for exam students only are:

Beaverwood School for Girls, Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst

Bullers Wood School, Saint Nicolas Lane, Chislehurst

Charles Darwin School, Jail Lane, Biggin Hill

Coopers Technology College, Hawkwood Lane, Chislehurst

Darrick Wood School, Lovibonds Avenue, Orpington

Langley Park School for Girls, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham

Ravens Wood School, Oakley Road, Bromley

St Olave’s School, Goddington Lane, Orpington

The Priory School, Tintagel Road, Orpington

The Ravensbourne School, Hayes Lane, Bromley

A number of schools have said they will let parents know their decision over whether to close by group text.

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