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School closures cause mock exam chaos after Met Office snow storm weather forecast


By Iona M.J. MacDonald

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School closures across Ross-shire have caused chaos for the highly-anticipated preliminary exams taking place across Scotland today.

After months of preparation, high school pupils at multiple Ross-shire schools have had their prelim exams rescheduled to a later date due to snow storm chaos after a yellow warning from the Met Office.

Tain Royal Academy, Gairloch High School and Plockton High School, have all announced on their social media pages that any prelim exams scheduled to take place today, Monday, January 15, will be re-scheduled due to the school's closures.

It is not clear when the mock exams will be rescheduled to, but Tain Royal Academy has stated that they will take place later this month, with Gairloch High School announcing that more information about the re-shuffle will be sent out later today.

The full list of schools closed today, January 15, are:

  • Applecross Primary
  • Applecross Primary Nursery
  • Arisaig Primary
  • Arisaig Primary Nursery
  • Auchtertyre Primary
  • Auchtertyre Primary Nursery
  • Craighill Primary
  • Craighill Primary Nursery
  • Gairloch High School
  • Gairloch Primary
  • Hill of Fearn Primary
  • Hill of Fearn Primary Nursery
  • Hilton of Cadboll Primary
  • Hilton of Cadboll Primary Nursery
  • Inver Primary
  • Knockbreck Primary (Tain)
  • Kyle Primary
  • Kyle Primary Nursery
  • Loch Duich Primary
  • Lochcarron Nursery EM
  • Lochcarron Primary
  • Plockton High School
  • Plockton Primary
  • Plockton Primary Nursery
  • Poolewe Primary
  • Shieldaig Primary
  • Shieldaig Primary Nursery
  • Tain Royal Academy
  • Tarbat Old Primary
  • Tarbat Old Primary Nursery

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