Children sent home early as heavy snow set to fall in Midlands

School children have been sent home early today ahead of heavy snow forecast to hit parts of the Midlands this afternoon.

Meadows Primary School in Northfield Birmingham normally opens despite bad weather but has this time 'admitted defeat'.

Parents went to collect children just after midday today with a mixed reaction from parents.

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