HEAVY snow has caused disruption to schools and travel this morning.
Most of the district’s schools have closed and bus services have been suspended.
Wakefield College is open and scheduled exams will still take place.
But tonight’s evening classes at the college have been cancelled.
Arriva said the 100, 102, 104, 114, 147, 157, 194, 485 and 496 services were not running this morning.
And they said the 110, 126, 127, 145, 148, 149, 150, 195, 196, 425, 427, 444, 446, 443 and 481 were only operating on main roads.
Train services are still running but delays have been reported.
And Wakefield’s outdoor market is closed.
The Met Office said the snow would continue until early evening but would gradually ease off throughout the day.
Up to 5cm of snow has been forecast.
A severe weather warning issued this morning said: “The public should be prepared for the risk of disruption to travel, and the likelihood of road closures, as well as possible disruption to power supplies.”
SCHOOLS FULLY CLOSED
Airedale Infant School
Altofts Junior School
Carleton Community High School
Carleton Park J&I School
Carlton J & I School
Crigglestone Nursery School and Early Years Centre
Crofton Infants School
Crofton Junior School
Dane Royd J & I School
English Martyrs Catholic Primary School
Flanshaw J&I School
Halfpenny Lane J & I School
Havercroft J&I School
Hemsworth Grove Lea Primary School
Hemsworth St Helen’s CE Primary School
Hendal Primary School
High Well School
Holy Family & St. Michael’s Catholic Primary School
Holy Trinity CE Primary School
Horbury Primary School
Kettlethorpe High School
The King’s School
Kingsland School Stanley
Kinsley Primary J & I Schoo
Lawefield Primary School
Mackie Hill J & I School
Methodist J I & Nursery School
Moorthorpe Primary (J & I) School
The Mount J&I School
Netherton J & I School
Northfield Primary & Nursery School
Oakfield Park School
Oyster Park Primary School
Park Junior School
Pinderfields Hospital School (The Wrenthorpe Centre)
Redhill Infant School
Redhill Junior School
Ryhill J, I & Nursery School
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
Sandal Magna Community Primary School
Shay Lane Primary J & I School
South Parade Primary School
St. Austin’s Catholic Primary School
St. Giles CE J & I School
St. Ignatius Catholic Primary School
St. James CE J & I School
St. Thomas a Becket Catholic College, Wakefield
St. Thomas CE Junior School
Stanley Grove Primary and Nursery School
Stockingate Mill Junior School
The Castle Children’s Centre (and nursery)
The Priory Centre
The Springfield Centre
Townville Infant School
Upton Primary School
Wakefield Pathways School Castleford
West Bretton J & I School
St. Wilfrid’s Catholic High School Sixth Form and Language College, still open for exam students
Minsthorpe Community College A Specialist Science College, still open for exam students
Hemsworth Arts and Community College, still open for exam students
Crofton Academy, still open for exam students
Castleford Academy, still open for exam students
Cathedral Academy, still open for exam students
Cobblers Lane Primary School, only the nursery is closed
Ossett Academy & Sixth Form College, still open for sixth form exam students