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Wincobank Nursery & Infant School

Academy Closures

It is always the academies intention to remain open unless prevented by circumstances that create a risk to the health and safety of students, staff, and visitors

  • Severe weather: For example - snow, flooding, or storms.
  • Accommodation problems: For example - loss of power or heating.
  • High levels of illness: For example - Pandemic outbreak.
  • Disruption to transport: For example - petrol or diesel shortages.

 

If the decision is taken to close before the academy day starts, then parents will be informed by the following ways:

  • A message will be posted on the academy website as soon as a decision is made
  • A text message will be sent to all parents (please ensure we have your up-to-date mobile phone number)
  • A message will also be sent via the Arbor Parent App and email
  • There will be an announcement on the local Radio station
  • We will update our Twitter feed

 

Closure during the day

If the academy needs to close early, we will:

  • Place a message on the academy website as soon as a decision is made
  • Send text message to all parents (please ensure we have your up-to-date mobile phone number)
  • A message will also be sent via the Arbor Parent App and via email
  • There will be an announcement on the local Radio station
  • We will update our Twitter feed

 Should the academy need to close during the day, i.e. heavy snow fall, parents should consider what arrangements they need to have in place for their children. 

Throughout any period of extreme weather, please visit the school website on a regular basis for up-to-date information.