A list of the schools closed for the day today (Thursday) as teaching unions take action.

A NUMBER of schools across North Devon are closed today (Thurs) as teachers go on strike across the country.

The one day strike organised by members of the NUT and NASUWT unions has closed several schools in the region.

Teachers across the South West are taking part to protest over pay and pensions.

The schools closed for the day as part of the strike are:

• Great Torrington Bluecoat Church of England infant school

• Ilfracombe Church of England Junior School

• Winkleigh Primary School

• Marland School, Petersmarland

• Horwood and Newton Tracey Community Primary School

• The Park Community School, Barnstaple

• Bideford College

• Lampard Community School, Barnstaple (Partially closed)

All schools are expected to open as usual tomorrow.