School is CLOSED on MONDAY 25th January due to snow and freezing conditions making travel hazardous.
There are insufficient numbers of staff who can safely attend the site – many staff live a considerable distance and without enough staff, school cannot safely operate. Locally situated staff have reported many side roads in Smethwick are dangerous with cars experiencing significant difficulty to remain in control. We are very concerned for the safety of children and parents too – walking on pavements that are not gritted. We would normally wait until the morning of a potential closure day to inform families but hope that this early decision allows critical workers to make alternative arrangements. School should open as usual on Tuesday as the forecast suggests the snow will have eased and roads should be safer.