FIFTY-NINE schools across the county were at least partially closed due to strikes today.

Many teachers walked out in a protest over the Government pension reform plans, with two teaching unions involved in the industrial action.

And as many as 42 per cent of readers had to stay at home to look after their children as a result, a Bucks Free Press online poll suggested.

Thirteen High Wycombe schools were at least partly shut, according to Buckinghamshire County Council, the education authority.

The schools shut were: 1.Ash Hill Primary School High Wycombe - partially closed.

2.Ashmead Combined School, Aylesbury.

3.Aylesbury Grammar School (Boys) Aylesbury - closed 4. Beaconsfield School, The Beaconsfield - partially closed.

5.Bearbrook Combined School Aylesbury - partially closed.

6.Bell Lane Combined School Amersham - partially closed.

7.Booker Park School (formerly Stoke Leys and Kynaston Schools) , Aylesbury - partially closed.

8.Bourton Meadow School, Linden Village – closed.

9.Buckingham Primary School Buckingham – closed.

10. Burnham Grammar School Burnham - partially closed.

11. Chalfont St Giles Infant School and Nursery Chalfont St Giles - partially closed.

12. Chalfont St Giles Junior School, Chalfont St Giles – closed.

13. Chepping View Primary School High Wycombe - partially closed - industrial action.

14. Chesham Park Community College Chesham Partially – closed.

15. Chess Valley Grange, The Chesham – closed.

16. Chestnut Lane School, Amersham – closed.

17.Chiltern Way Federation - Prestwood Campus Great Missenden - partially closed.

18.Claytons Primary School, Bourne End - closed.

19. Cottesloe School, The Leighton Buzzard - closed.

20.Dr Challoner's High School (Girls) Amersham - partially closed.

21. Fulmer Infant School Slough Partially - closed.

22. Furze Down School, Winslow - partially closed.

23. Grange School, The Aylesbury – closed.

24. Great Marlow School, Marlow - partially closed.

25. Haddenham Community Junior School, Aylesbury - closed.

26. Hamilton Primary School, High Wycombe – closed.

27.Hawridge & Cholesbury Church of England School, Chesham – closed.

28. Haydon Abbey School, Aylesbury – closed.

29. Hazlemere Church of England Combined School, High Wycombe - partially closed.

30. Heritage House School, Chesham - partially closed.

31. Highcrest Community School, High Wycombe - partially closed.

32. Highworth Combined School and Nursery, High Wycombe – closed.

33. John Colet School, Aylesbury - partially closed.

34. Lee Common Church of England School, Great Missenden – closed.

35. Long Crendon School Aylesbury – closed.

36. Mandeville School Specialist Sports College, Aylesbury – closed.

37. Manor Farm Community Junior School, High Wycombe – closed.

38. Millbrook Combined School, High Wycombe - partially closed.

39. Monks Risborough, Church of England Primary School, Princes Risborough – closed.

40. Newton Longville Church of England Combined School, Newton Longville - partially closed.

41. Newtown Early Years and Infant School, Chesham – closed.

42. Oak Green School, Aylesbury - partially closed.

43. Pebble Brook School (Day/Boarding), Aylesbury - partially closed.

44. Princes Risborough Primary School Princes Risborough - partially closed.

45. Roundwood Primary School (Formerly Gawcott and Tingewick Schools), Buckingham - partially closed.

46. Spinfield School, Marlow - partially closed.

47. St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, High Wycombe, - partially closed.

48. St Edward's Catholic Junior School, Aylesbury – closed.

49. St James and St John CE Primary School, Buckingham – closed.

50. St John's Church of England Combined School Princes Risborough - closed.

51. Stoke Poges School, Slough – closed.

52. The Wycombe Grange Pupil Referral Unit (Secondary), High Wycombe - partially closed.

53. Tilehouse Combined School, Denham Closed due to industrial action.

54. Tylers Green First School, High Wycombe Closed due to industrial action.

55. Tylers Green Middle School, High Wycombe - partially closed 56. West Wycombe Combined School, High Wycombe - partially closed.

57. Whitchurch Combined School, Aylesbury - partially closed.

58. William Harding Combined School, Aylesbury- closed.

59. Woodside Junior School, Amersham - partially closed.