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SNOW UPDATE: More than 100 schools across the Highlands to remain closed after heavy snowfall


By Federica Stefani

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Ness Castle Primary School. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Ness Castle Primary School. Picture: James Mackenzie.

Schools across the Highlands are set to remain closed today as heavy overnight snow is causing travel disruption in the region.

More than 100 schools –among which at least 72 nurseries – in the Highland Council area will not open their doors to students today (January 17).

Many schools in the region had already been closed earlier this week – prompting the postponement of highly-anticipated preliminary exams on Monday.

However the snow has reached the Inverness and Nairnshire areas as well as other parts of the region that had not been as badly affected in the past days.

The following schools are set to remain closed today – further updates may be found on the Highland Council's website.

  • Abernethy Primary: Closed ()
  • Abernethy Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Acharacle Primary: Closed ()
  • Acharacle Primary Nursery - EM: Closed ()
  • Acharacle Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Achiltibuie Primary: Closed ()
  • Aldourie Primary: Closed ()
  • Applecross Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Applecross Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Ardersier Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Ardgour Primary: Closed ()
  • Ardgour Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Ardnamurchan High School: Closed ()
  • Arisaig Primary: Closed ()
  • Arisaig Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Auchtertyre Primary: Closed ()
  • Auchtertyre Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Auldearn Primary: Closed ()
  • Auldearn Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Aviemore Early Learning and Childcare Service: Closed ()
  • Aviemore Primary: Closed ()
  • Avoch Primary: Closed ()
  • Avoch Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Balloch Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Balloch Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Balnain Primary: Closed ()
  • Banavie Primary: Closed ()
  • Banavie Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Beauly Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Beauly Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Ben Wyvis Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Ben Wyvis Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Bonar Bridge Primary: Closed ()
  • Broadford Primary: Closed ()
  • Broadford Primary Nursery - EM: Closed ()
  • Broadford Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Bualnaluib Primary: Closed ()
  • Bualnaluib Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Inbhir Nis: Closed ()
  • Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar: Closed ()
  • Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar Nursery: Closed ()
  • Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Rìgh: Closed ()
  • Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Rìgh Nursery: Closed ()
  • Bun-Sgoil Shlèite: Closed ()
  • Canisbay Primary: Closed ()
  • Canisbay Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Cannich Bridge Primary: Closed ()
  • Cannich Bridge Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Caol Primary: Closed ()
  • Caol Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Carbost Primary: Closed ()
  • Carbost Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Carrbridge Primary: Closed ()
  • Carrbridge Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Castletown Primary: Closed ()
  • Castletown Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Cauldeen Primary: Closed ()
  • Cauldeen Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Cawdor Primary: Closed ()
  • Cawdor Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Central Primary: Closed ()
  • Central Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Charleston Academy: Closed ()
  • Coulhill Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Coulhill Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Craighill Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Craighill Primary Nursery - EM: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Craighill Primary Nursery - GM: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Cromarty Primary: Closed ()
  • Crossroads Primary: Closed ()
  • Crown Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Crown Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Croy Primary: Closed ()
  • Croy Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Culbokie Primary: Closed ()
  • Culbokie Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Culloden Academy: Closed ()
  • Dalneigh Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Dalneigh Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Daviot Primary: Closed ()
  • Deshar Primary: Closed ()
  • Deshar Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Dingwall Academy: Closed ()
  • Dingwall Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Dingwall Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Dochgarroch Primary: Closed ()
  • Dochgarroch Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Dornoch Academy: Closed ()
  • Dornoch Primary: Closed ()
  • Dornoch Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Drakies Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Drakies Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Drummond School: Closed ()
  • Dunbeath Primary: Closed ()
  • Dunbeath Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Dunvegan Primary: Closed ()
  • Dunvegan Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Durness Primary: Closed ()
  • Durness Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Edderton Primary: Closed ()
  • Edinbane Primary: Closed ()
  • Edinbane Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Farr High School: Closed ()
  • Farr Primary (Inv): Closed ()
  • Farr Primary (Suth): Closed ()
  • Farr Primary Nursery (Inv): Closed ()
  • Farr Primary Nursery (Suth): Closed ()
  • Fortrose Academy: Closed ()
  • Gairloch High School: Closed ()
  • Gairloch Primary: Closed ()
  • Gairloch Primary Nursery - EM: Closed ()
  • Gairloch Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Gledfield Primary: Closed ()
  • Gledfield Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Glen Urquhart High School: Closed ()
  • Glenelg Primary: Closed ()
  • Glenelg Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Glenurquhart Primary: Closed ()
  • Glenurquhart Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Golspie High School: Closed ()
  • Golspie Primary: Closed ()
  • Golspie Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Grantown Grammar School: Closed ()
  • Grantown Primary: Closed ()
  • Grantown Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Halkirk Primary: Closed ()
  • Hill of Fearn Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Hill of Fearn Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Hilton of Cadboll Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Hilton of Cadboll Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Hilton Primary: Closed ()
  • Hilton Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Inver Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Inverie Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Inverie Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Inverlochy Primary: Closed ()
  • Inverlochy Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Inverness High School: Closed ()
  • Inverness Royal Academy: Closed ()
  • Kilchoan Primary: Closed ()
  • Kilchoan Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Kilchuimen Academy: Closed ()
  • Kilchuimen Primary: Closed ()
  • Kilchuimen Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Kilmuir Primary: Closed ()
  • Kilmuir Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Kingussie High School: Closed ()
  • Kingussie Primary: Closed ()
  • Kingussie Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Kinlochbervie High School: Closed ()
  • Kinlochbervie Primary: Closed ()
  • Kinmylies Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Kinmylies Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Kirkhill Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Kirkhill Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Knockbreck Primary (Dunvegan): Closed ()
  • Knockbreck Primary (Tain): Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Kyle Primary: Closed ()
  • Kyle Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Kyleakin Primary: Closed ()
  • Kyleakin Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Lady Lovat Primary: Closed ()
  • Lairg Primary: Closed ()
  • Lairg Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Loch Duich Primary: Closed ()
  • Lochaline Primary: Closed ()
  • Lochaline Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Lochcarron Nursery EM: Closed ()
  • Lochinver Early Learning and Childcare: Closed ()
  • Lochinver Primary: Closed ()
  • Lundavra Primary: Closed ()
  • Lundavra Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Lybster Primary: Closed ()
  • Lybster Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Macdiarmid Primary: Closed ()
  • Macdiarmid Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Mallaig High School: Closed ()
  • Mallaig Primary: Closed ()
  • Mallaig Primary Nursery - EM: Closed ()
  • Mallaig Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Marybank Primary: Closed ()
  • Marybank Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Melvich Primary: Closed ()
  • Melvich Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Millbank Primary: Closed ()
  • Millbank Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Millburn Academy: Closed ()
  • Miller Academy Primary: Closed ()
  • Milton of Leys Primary: Closed ()
  • Milton of Leys Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Milton Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Mount Pleasant Primary: Closed ()
  • Mount Pleasant Primary Nursery - EM: Closed ()
  • Mount Pleasant Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Muirtown Primary: Closed ()
  • Muirtown Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Munlochy Primary: Closed ()
  • Nairn Academy: Closed ()
  • Ness Castle Primary: Closed ()
  • Ness Castle Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Newton Park Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • North Kessock Primary: Closed ()
  • North Kessock Primary Nursery: Closed (other)
  • Noss Primary: Closed ()
  • Noss Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Obsdale Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Obsdale Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Park Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Park Primary School: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Pennyland Primary: Closed ()
  • Pennyland Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Poolewe Primary: Closed ()
  • Portree High School: Closed ()
  • Portree Primary: Closed ()
  • Raasay Primary: Closed ()
  • Raasay Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Raigmore Primary: Closed ()
  • Raigmore Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Reay Primary: Closed ()
  • Resolis Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Resolis Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Rogart Primary: Closed ()
  • Rogart Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Rosebank Primary: Closed ()
  • Rosebank Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Rosehall Primary: Closed ()
  • Scourie Primary: Closed ()
  • Scourie Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Shieldaig Primary: Closed ()
  • Shieldaig Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • South Lodge Primary: Closed ()
  • South Lodge Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • St Clement's School: Closed ()
  • St Columba's Roman Catholic Primary: Closed ()
  • St Duthus School: Closed ()
  • Staffin Primary: Closed ()
  • Staffin Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Strathconon Primary: Closed ()
  • Strathdearn Primary: Closed ()
  • Strathdearn Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Stratherrick Primary: Closed ()
  • Stratherrick Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Strathgarve Primary: Closed ()
  • Strathgarve Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Strontian Primary: Closed ()
  • Strontian Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Tain Royal Academy: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Tarbat Old Primary: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Tarbat Old Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 1 hour later ()
  • Teanassie Primary: Closed ()
  • Teanassie Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Thrumster Primary: Closed ()
  • Thrumster Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Thurso High School: Closed ()
  • Tomnacross Primary: Closed ()
  • Tomnacross Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Tongue Primary: Closed ()
  • Tongue Primary Nursery: Closed ()
  • Tore Primary: Closed ()
  • Ullapool High School: Partially closed - no school transport ()
  • Ullapool Primary: Closed ()
  • Ullapool Primary Nursery - EM: Closed ()
  • Ullapool Primary Nursery - GM: Closed ()
  • Watten Primary: Closed ()
  • Wick High School: Closed ()

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