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Latest school closures in Dumfries and Galloway

Below is a list of the latest school closures:

  • Creetown Primary
  • Crossmichael Primary
  • Douglas Ewart High
  • Garlieston Primary
  • Hardgate Primary
  • Kirkgunzeon Primary
  • Kirkinner Primary
  • Minnigaff Primary
  • Penninghame Primary
  • Port William Primary
  • Portpatrick Primary
  • Springholm primary
  • Whithorn Primary

For updates throughout the day, and information on possible closures tomorrow, click here.

Wintry weather causes school closures

Clovenfolds Primary School was closed to all pupils today Credit: ITV News Border

12 schools were closed today as a result of wintry weather, and a further 20 were partially closed.

No school transport was in operation, under the Councils 'resilient schools' initiative.

All schools are expected to open as normal tomorrow (Wednesday 20th).

Plans are made for road and school closures at Scottish Borders Council's Emergency Bunker Credit: ITV News Border

Latest school closures in Dumfries and Galloway

Heavy snowfall in Dumfries and Galloway has caused many schools to close.

Below is a list of the latest school closures:

  • Sanquhar Primary
  • Sanquhar Academy
  • Kirkcowan Primary
  • Kelloholm Primary
  • Cargenbridge School
  • Ae Primary
  • Penninghame Primary
  • Carrutherstown Primary
  • Canonbie Primary
  • Beattock Primary
  • Hecklegirth Primary
  • Hottsbridge Primary
  • Gelston Primary
  • Tundersgarth Primary
  • St. Mungo Primary
  • St. Columba's RC Primary
  • Eaglesfield Primary
  • Mouswald Primary
  • Moffat Academy
  • Moffat Primary
  • Hoddom Primary
  • Applegarth Primary
  • Collin Primary
  • Kirkpatrick Fleming Primary


Latest school closures from across the region

Scottish Borders

Hawick High School catchment area

-Wilton Spectrum

Peebles High School catchment area



Kelso High School catchment area


Galashiels Academy catchment area


Earlston High school catchment



Selkirk High School catchment area


Berwickshire High School catchment area


Dumfries and Galloway

-All schools open


-Blackford CE Primary School

For more information on part-closures, visit your local council website below:

Cumbria County Council

Scottish Borders Council