Schools in Oxfordshire have announced closures for pupils today.

The schools reported the closures today on the Oxfordshire County Council website.

Aureus School in Didcot has said it is only part open today due to staff sickness.

The school is closed to Year 9 pupils due to “significant” staffing shortages.

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In Witney, The Blake Church of England Primary School is also partially closed due to staff sickness.

The school has said there will be no school today for children in 5FH, owing to “exceptional levels” of staff sickness.

Fitzwaryn School in Wantage has been only partially open since November 29 and will not fully reopen until December 10.

Today the Student Centre is closed, tomorrow the Hazel class will be closed, on December 9 Ash class will be closed and on December 10 the Maple class will close.

The school has said: “Families will be updated regarding arrangements for the last week of term on Thursday 9th December.”

St Christopher's Church of England School has been closed since Friday and will reopen tomorrow on December 8.

All of this week The Oxford Academy has closed Years 12 and 13 and placed the pupils on home learning.

This is due to “staff absence”.

UPDATE December 8: Today another Oxfordshire school announced it was closed to pupils. 

Springfield School in Witney published details of its closure on the Oxfordshire County Council website. 

The school said it will be partially closed on December 8 for early years classes due to staff sickness. 

The closure comes following a "business continuity plan due to staffing and therefore health and safety level."

UPDATE December 9Long Furlong Primary School has announced that only the nursery class will be closed on Friday, December 10 due to staff sickness. 

Reception to Year 6 will remain open.


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