Rugby school closures on Thursday for election day

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A NUMBER of Rugby schools will be closed for the day on Thursday this week as they become polling stations for district and borough council elections. In the Rugby borough the following schools will shut for all students:

Henry Hinde Infant School, Grenville Close, Rugby

Cawston Grange Primary School, Scholars Drive, Cawston

Bilton Infant School, Magnet Lane, Rugby

Bilton C E Junior School, Plantagenet Drive, Rugby

Brownsover Community Infant School, Webb Drive, Rugby

Rokeby Primary School, Anderson Avenue, Rugby

Oak Site, Paddox Primary School, Fareham Avenue, Rugby

Long Lawford Primary School, Holbrook Road, Long Lawford

Oakfield Primary School, Oakfield Road, Rugby

St Matthew’s Bloxam C E Primary School, Webb Ellis Road, Rugby

Northlands Primary School, Pinders Lane, Rugby

Bawnmore Infants School, Bawnmore Road, Rugby

Hillmorton Primary School, Watts Lane, Rugby

Eastlands Primary School, Landsdowne Place, Rugby - closed to preschoolers but open to all other year groups

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The free text message service automatically sends a message to all users of the service when schools have had to close.

Parents can now follow tweets from @wccschoolclosed (sign up online at or tune in to their local radio station which will also broadcast details if schools have to close.