For thousands of school children today's snow meant the weekend came early.
Across the Meridian region more than 1500 schools were closed today. More than 220 in Oxfordshire.
Almost 390 across Hampshire. More than 200 in Dorset and all of schools on the Isle of Wight.
But many councils have been criticised for closing schools when they could have remained open. Divya Kohli has our report.
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