Selsdon Primary School and Nursery

Severe Weather Warning

Severe weather warning

As I am sure you have all heard, snow warnings have been issued for London and the south east. The cold blast of air, which has been nicknamed “the Beast from the East” is expected to bring heavy snow, freezing temperatures and extremely cold winds. This is expected to last until next weekend.

 The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow (the second most severe on the scale) covering large parts of south-east England, including London. This warning is currently in place from14:00 on Monday 26 February to 23:55 on Wednesday 28 February.

Will the school be closed?

We will do everything we can to keep our schools open. We will regularly assess the risks and aim to keep the schools open whenever it is safe to do so.

We will base this decision on a number of factors, primarily:

How will we notify parents?

If we do have to close either of the schools, we will try to give parents and carers as much notice as we can so that you can make alternative arrangements.

We will post updates on the school blog and send messages via the Teachers2Parents app.

We are also part of the Open Check scheme.

In order to check whether we are open, you can either:




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