Winter Weather Guidance

School Closure Information will appear on the Home Page

Please continue to listen to the radio and monitor the school website for further updates. Please do not ring the school unless for an emergency. If the school is open we expect children to attend but allow extra time to de-ice your car and safely travel to school.

School closure information is broadcast on BBC Radio Kent (96.7), KMFM (105.6) and Heart Kent (103.1) but can also be found on the radio station websites.

Parents can register for alerts via e-mail for free or SMS for 20p and the standard network charge on This means that as soon as we have registered our school closure parents who have registered will be notified via SMS or e-mail almost immediately.

Severe weather guidance

  • Parents are advised to check the following KCC website for an accurate list of school closures:

  • Please listen to local radio stations for information regarding school closures or continue to check this web page regularly for updates.

  • Only bring your children to school if it is safe for you to travel and allow extra time.

  • Once at school please be careful when walking around as some surfaces may be slippery.

  • Please ensure that children wear a warm coat, hat, gloves and scarf and sensible footwear.

  • If you decide not to bring your child to school please report absence by sending an e-mail to

  • To check the weather forecast:

  • For up to date travel information:

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