When the school has to be close due to severe weather conditions or other
emergency circumstances, the school will issue a message on our Facebook page and to all parents via Parentmail.
Information, in event of a closure where notice is possible, will also be given on the following 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:
www.northumberland.gov.uk - 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.
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