In the unlikely (at the moment) event of snow, please refer to this part of our site.  Alternatively, you can refer to the procedures below:

Sandwell’s notice regarding snow

If any schools are closed due to bad weather, we'll put a list online at Schools make their own decisions about opening when we have heavy snow or severe ice.

If you do not see your school mentioned, assume it is open as normal.

Get updates on Facebook

We post updates to the Sandwell Facebook page as soon as we hear from schools. So like our page for the most up to date information on any school closures in Sandwell.

You don't have to have a Facebook account to view our page - just go to our Sandwell page to see our most recent updates or search for "Sandwell" on Facebook.

Get updates on Twitter

We also tweet about Sandwell school closures on our Sandwell Council Twitter account. Follow @sandwellcouncil for the latest updates and help us spread the word by retweeting any closures that may be useful to your Twitter followers.

You don't have to be on Twitter to view the updates - just go to the @SandwellCouncil account to see our most recent updates.

Listen to the radio

You can also listen to local radio stations for information on school closures.

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