EP Collier will stay open if at all possible when there is severe weather such as deep/drifting snow, very high winds or widespread flooding.
Parents and carers have the responsibility for getting pupils to and from school safely and need to decide if the journey is safe when severe weather affects transport and/or walking conditions.
Parent and carers should inform the school office if their child is absent due to severe conditions making the journey unsafe.
We will try our very best to stay open during severe weather. The main reasons we would close include:
If the school needs to close parents and carers will be informed by:
In the unlikely event that we need to close the school early, parents and carers will be informed by:
Parents and carers will be required to collect their children from school. If you ask another parent or responsible adult to collect your child you will need to inform the school office; we will not release children to other adults unless we have permission.