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Preshute Primary School

Emergency Closures

Adverse weather

Adverse weather impacts on health and safety, and local decisions are based on local conditions. Whilst we do our very best to keep our school open, we see the health and safety of our pupils and staff as our first priority.
However, in the event of severe weather that makes travel for you or the staff hazardous, we will let you know via ParentMail, text and/or email, as well as through our website, the cascade system or via local radio.


After School Club Cancellation

In the event of worsening weather conditions or other situations occurring during the school day, the school may be required to close early, and to cancel after school clubs, including Fun Club. We will always endeavour to give you as much warning as possible that this might occur.

Again, you will be notified by ParentMail, text message and/or email. We may also contact you by telephone, if necessary.


ParentMail, text message and/or email

This information will reach you as soon as possible.



A message on the home page of the school website.



Announcements made on BBC Radio Wiltshire and Heart FM, who will regularly update listeners of any schools that are closed. Information is also available on the BBC Radio Wiltshire website.

Radio Station Information
BBC Radio Wiltshire
103.5, 104.3 and 104.9
Heart FM

96.5 (Marlborough)

97.2 (Swindon)

102.2 (West Wiltshire)


Cascade system 

A senior member of staff will phone the Class Reps., who will then start off a cascade system to help filter information through.