Bad Weather Closure Policy

In the case of very bad weather, PJS will endeavour to keep the school open.  In the event that this is not possible, the school will have to close.  Any decision is made after very careful consideration of all factors (eg children’s safety on site, number of staff able to get through to the school, availability of heat and light etc).


If closure is necessary, parents can see the full list of Essex School closure on the Essex County Council website.  The page can be accessed using the below link and path:

Website link:


Path: Visit Essex County Council’s homepage at, and search for Emergency School Closures or click in to the education and Schools area, click Schools, click Dates and click Emergency Closures.


The school will be open unless you read closure details on the above link.

The Emergency Closures page will update as and when notifications are received, therefore it is recommended to continue to check or refresh the page.


The school website will also detail any closure, please check the banner on the home page.