Bad Weather Procedures
Hatch Ride School will seek to minimise the impact of bad weather on the normal operation of the school.
In rare circumstances where it is not possible to operate the school safely and action is required, the following risk factors are considered:
In the event that one or more of the above factors is answered in the negative, the school will consider the following actions:
Decisions will be made by the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team, in consultation with governors.
School Closure before the start of the school day The school will complete an appropriate risk assessment and notify staff and parents/carers by 7.45am. The school will release this information using Parent mail, facebook and the school website. The school will issue updates on an ongoing basis. There will also be information on Heart radio and the Wokingham Times website
School Closure during the school day In the event of an early closure, parents will be advised in advance (as far as is possible) that this is a potential course of action. The school will release this information via Parent mail and the school website.