Two schools in Witney are closed today (June 7) due to a power outage.

Springfield School on Cedar Drive and Wood Green School (WGS) on The Crescent have reported emergency closures.

Around four postcodes in the Witney area are currently without power.  

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According to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks the power cut was unplanned and was first reported at 10:09am.


Wood Green School is a comprehensive secondary school.

The school tweeted: “WGS is partially closed today due to a power outage.

“We are only open for students who are taking exams.

“We will keep parents/carers updated throughout the day.”

They have told students with exams to report to the school as normal and that buses will be running.

Springfield School is a school for children with special educational needs.

The school is closed to all pupils.