Please find our guidelines on emergency school closure below
Parents/Carers Guide to Emergency Closure of Fitzmaurice Primary School
There may be certain circumstances where the School will have to close to ensure the safety of pupils and staff. When it is necessary to close the School we will
When it is not possible for staff to travel to school safely for normal opening hours they will arrive when it is safe to do so. Staff are not expected to compromise their safety in travelling to school.
In some circumstances it may be possible to keep the School open but not operate a conventional timetable e.g. opening later or closing earlier than usual.
The Head teacher makes the final decision as to whether a school stays open or not. When prior knowledge allows, the Head teacher will work with staff and parents and carers to ensure that the School remains open, even if not operating the usual school day.