Severe Weather Arrangements

To All Parents/Carers

Dear Parent/Carer,

Severe Weather

In the event of severe weather, especially heavy snow, I will conduct a risk assessment of the safety of the
site and then consult with the chair of governors before making any decision to close the school for the

We always hope to avoid that scenario but the health and safety of our students and staff must be weighed
against any inconvenience caused by closure. If a decision is taken to close the school due to severe
weather an announcement will be posted on the website before 7.00 am on the morning of closure.

You can also monitor the situation across all schools in B&NES at:

The webpage on the Council website is updated by the school directly which guarantees that you are
viewing the most recent information available. We would ask that you please consult the website in the first instance to avoid high volumes of telephone enquiries.

Yours faithfully,

Barnaby Ash