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Emergency school closures: guidance

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Last updated on 10 January 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Is there guidance on closing a school in emergencies? We link to advice from the DfE on when schools may close. We also link to Ofsted guidance on inspections that fall on a day where the school has closed due to an emergency, and examples of closure procedures from LAs.

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  1. 1 School closure guidance from the DfE
  2. 2 Ofsted: inspections may be deferred if a school temporarily closes
  3. 3 Emergency school closures: procedures from LAs
  4. 4 Closing the school in specific situations

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