Ryecroft C.E. Middle School Ashbourne Road Rocester Staffordshire ST14 5PB

01889 590394

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Emergency School Closure


As the winter months are now with us, we need to plan for the worst that the season may throw at us.  It is most unlikely we will decide to close the school in the event of snow or other types of inclement weather.  Should circumstances prevail so that a closure is necessary, parents should have arrangements in place so that their child has somewhere to go to during the day.  Should it be necessary to close the school during the school day an emergency contact number written in the home-school link book is very useful.  Invariably, the coach companies will monitor road conditions and may decide, at short notice, that they have to come and collect the children in order to get them back safely to their home village.

Parents Have a Key Role.
During an emergency situation, schools must act in order to safeguard students and staff. Parents can assist greatly by being prepared before an emergency. Here are a few critical things you can do: If you have not already done so, sign up to receive text messages and emails via Schoolcomms.
Getting Information.
The school only has two telephone lines, if parents are phoning the school to check to see if we are open it inhibits our capability to make urgent phone calls. Therefore we would ask you to make use of the following services:
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