South Shore Academy confirms it has closed due to flooding

A Blackpool school has closed early today due to flooding.

Friday, 11th October 2019, 12:33 pm
South Shore Academy has reportedly closed due to today's 'adverse weather'

South Shore Academy in St Annes Road sent a text to parents informing them of the unexpected closure at around 10am.

Speaking to the Gazette, the academy confirmed that the closure is due to flooding on school grounds.

A spokesman for the Academy said: "Regrettably, due to torrential rain in Blackpool this morning, we have had to close the academy early due to flooding.

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"Parents have been informed.

"We will open as normal on Monday morning."