School Closure Information

When the schools have to be closed due to severe weather conditions or other
emergency circumstances the school will issue a message on the above service and on the Important Notice section of the Homepage of this website.

Message line number: 0844 445 7463

This number is dedicated for Bellingham First and  Middle School use only and
messages will be updated as and when events change.

Information, in event of a closure where notice is possible, will also be given on Radio
Stations (frequencies below).
Radio Newcastle:   95.4FM
Radio Cumbria    95.6FM
Metro Radio    97.1FM
Information may also be given on the Northumberland County Council Website: - search for ‘school closure’

Decisions to close the school will be made on the grounds of safety for pupils and staff.  This may include making an assessment of the school site and whether the grounds are unsafe due to ice and/or snow.