Safeguarding and keeping children safe is our top priority.
Church of England (VA) Primary School
We rarely make the decision to close. We follow the Oxfordshire County Council policy procedures on school closure, which are as follows:
The decision to close or partially close a school can only be made by the Head Teacher who has knowledge “on the ground” of their school, in consultation with their Chair of Governors wherever possible. The decision should be based on access to essential services (heating, water etc), staffing levels, transport safety, and site safety. In particular the decision making process takes account of:
We try all we can to avoid a closure but when a decision is made to close the school this will be communicated in a number of ways:
We will then keep you updated via ParentMail as to whether the school will remain closed and/or when we intend to reopen the school.