Hooray - it's a snow day!

Thousands of school across the south and south east have had to be closed due to the snow and sub-zero temperatures. That means a "snow day" has been declared and parents from across the region have been sending us their photos.

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Sledging in Sandhurst

"This is my son and partner at Sandhurst Park in Sandhurst, Surrey. My son's school had its first snow day off today. We had 10cm of snow.

Picture credit: Louisa, Connor and Marc

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Evie sledging in Maidstone

Evie sledging in Loose, Maidstone. We opted to sledge in front of the trees in case we overshot and ended up in the pond!

Picture credit: Clare Mcpherson

Snow updates: school closures

Here's a list of local authority websites that will keep you up to date with the latest school closures.

Berkshire

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/schoolclosures

Buckinghamshire

https://closures.buckscc.gov.uk/

Dorset

https://mapping.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/closedservices/Service/schools

Essex

https://www.essex.gov.uk/Education-Schools/Schools/Dates/Pages/Emergency-School-Closures.aspx

Hampshire

https://www.hants.gov.uk/education/schoolclosures/

Southampton http://www.southampton.gov.uk/schools-learning/school-closures/

Portsmouth https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/schools/schools-apply-appeal-contact

Isle of Wight https://www.iwight.com/news/Adverse-weather-school-closures1

Kent http://www.kentclosures.co.uk/

Surrey https://online.surreycc.gov.uk/education/schools.nsf/webschoolsbystatusall?openform

Sussex East Sussex https://apps.eastsussex.gov.uk/educationandlearning/schools/schoolclosures/

West Sussex https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/education-children-and-families/schools-and-colleges/emergency-school-closures/

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A fun school run in Basingstoke

"One of the only schools in Basingstoke that is open and this is how Jacob got to school this morning."

Picture credit: Kayla Smallbone

Hooray - it's a snow day!

Here's six-year-old Jayden Leach and ten-year-old Reece Griffiths making the most of the snow day at Leysdown Beach, Sheppey

Picture credit: Michelle Leach

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