School closures

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:

An England-wide lockdown came in to effect from 5 January, the council is supporting the closure of all schools across Peterborough on 5 January.

This will allow head teachers and their staff time to prepare to reopen from Wednesday 6 January for vulnerable children and children of key workers only, and be in a position to roll out home learning options for others.

  • Schools have contacted parents to update them on the current position, but parents are also asked to check on the schools own website for details. A number of primary schools may open if they have the capacity and staffing to do so.
  • Peterborough City Council will be assisting schools, particularly around making sure those pupils who receive free school meals or are in need of help to access home learning can be supported.
  • Secondary schools which were not scheduled to re-open for face to face learning for all until 18 January, are not currently open, and will also be in touch with parents and pupils in the coming days about future plans.
  • Early years provision will be open as normal pending further guidance.

The definition of groups who are eligible to be taught in schools (on

Further information from the Government website on Coronavirus and education.

Last updated: 5 January 2021

Snow closures - Monday 25 January 2021

Last updated 8.35am

Any school closures will be communicated to parents via their school or college. We collate information from all schools and update this page as soon as possible. However, the quickest way to find out if a school is closed will be to check the school’s own website.

The below schools were only open for key workers and vulnerable children due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but are now closed to all pupils due to the snow:

  • All Saints' CE (Aided) Primary School
  • Arthur Mellows
  • Barnack Primary
  • City of Peterborough Academy
  • Discovery Primary
  • Dogsthorpe Academy
  • Eyrescroft Primary school
  • Fullbridge Academy
  • Greater Peterborough Technical College
  • Gunthorpe Primary
  • Hampton College Secondary hase
  • Hampton Gardens
  • Hampton Lakes Primary
  • Hampton Vale
  • Hapton College Primary Phase
  • Heltwate School Bretton Site and St Georges
  • Heritage Park
  • Highlees Primary School
  • Jack Hunt Secondary Academy
  • John Clare Primary
  • Ken Stimpson Community College
  • Lime Academy Abbotsmede
  • Lime Academy Orton
  • Lime Academy Watergall
  • Lime Acadeny Parnwell
  • Longthorpe Primary
  • Marshfields Special School
  • Medehamstede Academy
  • Middleton Primary School
  • Nene Park Academy
  • Nenegate Special School
  • Newark Hill Academy
  • Norwood Primary
  • Ormiston Bushfield Academy
  • Ormiston Meadows Academy
  • Paston Ridings Primary
  • Peakirk-cum-Glinton Primary
  • Ravensthorpe Primary
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Primary
  • St John Fisher
  • St John's Church School Orton
  • St Michaels Church School
  • St Thomas More Catholic Primary
  • Stanground St John's Church of England Primary School
  • The Beeches Primary
  • The Kings School
  • The Peterborough School
  • Thorpe Primary
  • Welland Primary
  • Werrington Primary
  • Winyates primary

Schools will notify parents about remote learning directly.