Strikes hit Eastbourne: list of school closures

Schools across Eastbourne are closing today as part of the national strike against pensions.

Today’s Gazette has two pages on the strikes, including reaction from the town’s MP and a host of union officials.

But, for parents wanting to know whether their children are expected at school or not, we have compiled the following list.

Schools which are partly closed:

Cavendish School, partly closed. Students will be able to come into school for supervised self study only.

St Richard’s Catholic College, Bexhill partly closed. Year 11 pupils are expected to attend to complete mock papers as timetabled for that day.

Willingdon Community School, partly closed. Year 11s wishing to come in to school to use the computer network to support learning and revision for mock exams, may do so.

Hellingly Community Primary, year two, three, four, five and six are open.

The following schools are completely closed:

Bourne Primary; Chyngton, Seaford; College Central, Seaford; Cradle Hill Community Primary, Seaford; Hailsham Community College; Hawkes Farm Primary, Hailsham; Hazel Court Special School; Heron Park Community Primary; Herstmonceux Primary; Langney Primary; Marshlands Primary, Hailsham; Motcombe Community; Oakwood; Ocklynge Junior; Parkland Junior; Pashley Down Infant; Pevensey and Westham Church of England Primary; Polegate; Ratton; Roselands Infant; Seaford Head Community College; St Andrew’s Church of England Infant’ St Thomas A Becket Catholic Infant; St Thomas A Becket Catholic Junior; Stafford Junior; Stone Cross; The Causeway; The Eastbourne Academy; The Lindfield School; The South Downs Community Special School; Tollgate Community Junior School West Rise Community Infant; West Rise Junior and Willingdon Primary.