Schools closed due to snow

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Schools across the Pontefract and Castleford area have been closed today due to snow.

The full list of schools are as follows:

Airedale Academy, Castleford; Airedale Infant School, Castleford; Carleton Community High School, Pontefract; Carleton Park J&I School, Pontefract; Castleford Academy (open for year 11 exams only); Cobbler’s Lane Primary School, Pontefract (nursery closed); Halfpenny Lane J&I School, Pontefract; Holy Family and St Michael’s Primary School, Pontefract; The King’s School, Pontefract; Oakfield Park School, Castleford; Oyster Park Primary School, Castleford; Park Junior School, Castleford; Redhill Infant School, Castleford; Redhill Junior School, Castleford; St Giles’ J&I School, Pontefract; St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School, North Featherstone (open for year 11 exams only); Townville Infant School, Castleford.

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Bus and rail services are also disrupted due to the severe weather conditions. Visit for a full list of cancelled and delayed services.

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