This could be for many reasons including severe weather, medical outbreaks, in school incidents or a lockdown.
Before deciding to close the school, the Headteacher, Leadership Team and Governors will consult with the Emergency Services, West Sussex County Council and other Health & Safety Agencies.
When we decide to close our school before the school day has started, we will:
If we decide to close our school during the school day, we will:
We would request that you do not call the school to ask about closure, so that we keep our telephone lines free for other safeguarding priorities.
Our staff have been briefed on emergency situations and although we cannot prepare for every incident, we will do our very best to keep your children safe in any event.