SOME schools in Pembrokeshire are expected to close today, following a Met Office warning of wintry conditions.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice which may bring disruption to a large part of the UK, including Pembrokeshire.

Snow is expected to hit parts of Wales this afternoon, January 31, and continue through late into Friday, February 1.

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Because of the forecast for snow and icy road conditions, Crymych's Ysgol y Preseli will be closing at 12 noon today, Thursday, January 31; Ysgol Caer Elen and Tavernspite and Templeton at 1pm, and Portfield Special School in Haverfordwest at 12.30pm.

School transport has been arranged.

School transport for the following schools has been mobilised for 12 noon (although it is the decision of each individual school whether to close):

  • Y Frenni
  • Maneclochog
  • Clydau
  • Eglwyswrw
  • Puncheston
  • St Aidens
  • Cilgerran
  • Bro Ingli
  • Brynconin
  • St Dogmaels
  • Llanychllwydog

Transport for schools in the rest of the county will be mobilised from 1.30pm but a decision to close will remain with individual schools.

For the latest information on school closures go to Pembrokeshire County Council’s website:

Schools listed as closing today on Pembrokeshire county council's website are:

Lamphey Primary School  will be closing at 1.30pm due to members of staff living to the north of the county where there is expected to be heavy snow fall. All children who require school transport must be off site by 1.30pm. All pupils will have their school lunch.

St Oswald's Church in Wales VA School - Jeffreyston  will be closing at 1.30 pm; the bus will be collecting pupils then. The pupils on a school trip trip will be returning to school by 1.30 pm. 

Golden Grove Community School / Ysgol Gelli Aur - Pembroke is Closed today (31/01/19) due to Snow Conditions
School to close at 130pm so children to be picked up from that time.

Puncheston Community Primary School is Partially Open today (31/01/19) due to Snow Conditions
The school will close at 1.30pm.

Ysgol Llanychllwydog - Gwaun Valley is Partially Open today (31/01/19) due to Snow Conditions
The school will close at 130pm.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun - secondary - Fishguard is Closed today (31/01/19) due to Snow Conditions.

Ysgol y Frenni - Crymych is Closed today (31/01/19) due to Snow Conditions

Ysgol Harri Tudur will close at 1.30pm today due to this afternoon’s adverse weather forecast. The school has a large number of staff who are required to collect their own children from schools that are closing and PCC have  informed us that school transport will be arriving at 1.30pm.  Lunch will be provided at 1pm- 1.30pm today. Pupils may leave at 1.00pm or after having had lunch but by 1.30pm.

A large number of  staff will be travelling into areas which are forecast to have significant snowfall this afternoon.

A planned Governors meeting and Y9 Options Evening will be postponed and rearranged as soon as possible.

This decision has not been taken lightly but in the precautionary interests of all our community. This will allow all our children and staff to arrive home safely.

Milford Haven community Primary (Meads site) closing at 1.30pm. Please collect your child at this time.

Haverfordwest High VC School is Closed today (31/01/19) due to snow Conditions