Thurston College closed by boiler fault

Thurston Community College ''''Picture: Mecha Morton
Thurston Community College ''''Picture: Mecha Morton
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Thurston Community College had to close early for Christmas after a boiler broke down at its main campus.

It meant both the Thurston and Beyton campuses closed at 11am today – the last day of term – because of school transport arrangements.

But students were urged not to see it as extra holiday.

Principal Helen Wilson said on the school website: “We advise all students to use their time at home productively. I would be most grateful for [parents’] support in reinforcing with your child the need to work hard during their time at home.”