Adverse Weather

Adverse Weather

The school will stay open if at all possible when there is severe weather, including snow and flooding. Parents have the responsibility for getting students to and from school safely and need to decide whether the journey is safe when severe weather affects transport and/or walking conditions.

Information about school closure will be posted:

  • on our website www.hartsdown.org

  • on KCC’s school closure links: http://www.kentschoolclosures.co.uk/master.php & http://www.kmfm.co.uk/ or listen to Radio Kent 96.7FM or KMFM 96.2FM

Poor Weather Procedures

If weather is significantly poor (rain/snow) then the following happens:

1)    Wet weather procedures is announced over tannoy reminding students

a.     They must stay inside

b.     That they can use phones etc

2)    SLT ensure students go inside

3)    Normal restrictions of areas are lifted