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Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen closes due to heatwave



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The extreme heatwave has forced the closure of a school.

Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen is closed today and tomorrow (July 18 and 19) as temperatures are set to reach 40C. Pupils will continue with lessons remotely.

While the Department for Education has advised against closures, the school has made the decision in a bid to help children cope with the extreme heat.

Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen. Photo: Google
Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen. Photo: Google

Schools elsewhere in the area are introducing new measures while the red weather warning is in place to keep children comfortable.

A number of business have also closed their doors due to the heat.

Do you know of a school or business which is closed because of the heat? Let us know by e-mailing maddy.baillie@iliffepublishing.co.uk.



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