SEVERAL schools in Oxfordshire have announced they will be shut or close early next week due to the heatwave.

Both Iffley Academy and St Nicholas CE Primary School in East Challow will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, while Orion Academy in Oxford will be closed to Key Stage 3 on Monday, and all students on Tuesday.

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The Bicester School and The Cooper School, also in Bicester, will both close at 12.35pm on Monday.

Burford School will close at 12.10pm on Monday.

St Francis CE Primary School in Oxford will close at 12.15pm on Monday and Tuesday, while Aureus School in Didcot, and Marlborough CE School in Woodstock will close at 1.10pm and 1.15pm on the same days.

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This story was written by Liam Rice, he joined the team in 2019 as a multimedia reporter.

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