Emergency School Closures - All you need to know
13 January 2017
Emergency School Closures
I thought it would be timely to remind you of the procedures we will follow if we have to close the school.
When we experience extreme weather, a decision on whether the school will be able to open cannot usually be made until the site and teaching staffing levels have been assessed and a risk assessment has been carried out. We endeavour to do this as early as possible and will usually make the decision by 7.30AM.
During heavy snow, whenever possible we will open but this is often with a skeleton staff, during these times will we give you the option of bringing your child into school or keeping them at home, this will be recorded as an authorised absence and will not affect their attendance record.
Please find below the procedure we will follow in the event of an emergency school
Please appreciate that all this technology may be slow or even break down altogether due to the volumes of schools using these services, so persevere!
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