Sheffield school forced to close to all staff and pupils after gas leak

A Sheffield school is closed today because of a gas leak.

Monday, 18th January 2021, 9:19 am

Carterknowle Junior School announced the closure this morning.

Although schools have to close as part of national lockdown rules, they are remaining open for the children of keyworkers.

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Carterknowle Junior School in Sheffield is closed today due to a gas leak

Pupils at Carterknowle Junior have been told that their lessons will be delivered online today.

Last week, a number of schools across the city were forced to close because of heavy snow.

Roads and pavements around many schools were deemed dangerous and teachers struggled to get in.

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