Chesswood School in Worthing stayed open during the snow, earning a thumbs up from pupils. Photo: Stephen Goodger

On this day in 2010: Snowfall covers Worthing in January big freeze

This time ten years ago Worthing was covered in a blanket of snow that led to school closures across the area and chaos on the roads.

Chatsmore Catholic High School,Downsbrook Middle School, Oak Grove College and Vale First and Middle School were closed completely, while Durrington High School and Davison High School opened mid-morning .

Fun in the snow for these two sledgers. Photo: Malcolm McCluskey
Fun in the snow for these two sledgers. Photo: Malcolm McCluskey
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Some teenagers went sledging in Goring. Photo: Malcolm McCluskey
Some teenagers went sledging in Goring. Photo: Malcolm McCluskey
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Snow fun on Worthing seafront. Photo: GERALD THOMPSON
Snow fun on Worthing seafront. Photo: GERALD THOMPSON
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Traffic Wardens clearing snow from Worthing Town Centre. Photo: Stephen Goodger
Traffic Wardens clearing snow from Worthing Town Centre. Photo: Stephen Goodger
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