A number of schools across Berkshire remain closed today due to the extreme heatwave.

Several schools closed on Monday (July 18) and Tuesday (July 19) due to the extreme heat that is predicted across the UK.

The Met Office has warned of temperatures in the mid to high 30s in much of North Yorkshire at the beginnning of next week.

Great Hollands Primary School in Bracknell and Ranelagh is also closed today.

Garth Hill College in Bracknell have decided to stay open, but pupils will be allowed to continue to attend without their blazers until the end of term.

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Summer uniform is in place and allows the wearing of shorts.

The school said: "We have issued advice to all pupils to take sensible precautions in the heat. We are also advising pupils to stay inside on Monday and Tuesday at break and lunchtimes.

"They should stay in the shade, apply sun screen, wear a sun hat if outside and drink plenty of water. Please ensure your child brings a bottle of water to College, that can be refilled on site to ensure they remain hydrated. During PE lessons, pupils will be taking part in less vigorous activities and lessons will take place indoors where possible."

Furze Platt School in Maidenhead and Altwood School will be closed today.

Charters Academy  closed on Monday, and Churchmead closed at 1.30pm on Monday.

Holy Trinity CE Sunningdale also closed early Monday at 1pm on both Monday and Tuesday.

Manor Green will be home learning for Monday and Tuesday, and Woodlands Park Primary is closing at 1.30pm on both days.

Elsewhere, Calcot Infant nursery will be closed Monday and Tuesday, and Calcot Junior School will open at 8am and invites parents to collect children from 12.15pm. However the school is open until 3pm.

Denefield School will move to remote learning from 12.20pm onwards.

The Willows Primary will be closed on Monday.

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* James Elliman Academy was originally listed as closed but has since confirmed it is open as usual. We apologise for any confusion caused.