Bad Weather Policy | Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School
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Bad Weather Policy

Guidance for Emergency School closure due to bad weather

In the event of extreme weather conditions the Head Teacher will liase with the Site Service Officer to ascertain whether it is appropriate to close the school.

The assessment will take into account:

A) Safety and accessibility of the site and surrounding area

B) Availability of heat, light, power and water

C) Availability of staff

D) Availability of meals

Once a decision has been made the Head Teacher will confirm this on the council’s website at and this information will automatically be emailed to local radio stations.



Parents are encouraged to listen to local radio stations for up to date information.

They are also encouraged to find information on:

Parents are requested not to telephone the media as this may impede communication between schools and the radio station.