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School Closures

During the winter weather the school has procedures in place in case it is necessary for the school to close. Closing the school is always a last resort but if it is unavoidable, a decision will be made by 8.15am.

We will inform parents of any unexpected closures, as follows:

  • A text will be sent to the first mobile phone number on a child's contact list (please inform us as soon as possible if you change your telephone number)
  • A note will be added to the front page of the school website.
  • The closure will be added to the Durham County Council website (

The above procedures will apply for all unexpected school closures.


If you have any comments or queries with regard to the above information, please contact the school office.