Weather Procedures

These procedures help keep us safe in times of inclement weather.

Rainstorm Warnings

Warning Time Action to be Taken
Amber
School operates as usual
Red
Before 6:00 am No classes all day for Prep-Grade 12. Students should stay home. Staff persons report to work at the normal time and remain on duty until end of normal school hours.
6:00 am-8:00 am No classes all day for Prep-Grade 12. Students should stay home. Staff persons report to work at the normal time and remain on duty until end of normal school hours.
The School will ensure safe conditions before releasing students who may have arrived.
After 8:00 am Classes continue until the end of normal school hours. The School will ensure safe conditions before releasing students.
Black
Before 6:00 am No classes all day for Prep-Grade 12. Students and staff persons should stay home.
6:00 am-8:00 am No classes all day for Prep-Grade 12. Students should stay home
The School remains open. Staff persons remain on duty until end of normal school hours. School will ensure safe conditions before releasing students
After 8:00 am Classes continue until the end of normal school hours. School will ensure safe conditions before releasing students

Tropical Cyclone Warnings

Warning Signal Action to be Taken
No. 1 Normal operation for Preparatory-Grade 12
No. 3 Preparatory classes are suspended and parents may pick up their children at school; Normal operation for Grades 1-12
Pre-No. 8 or above* School closed or will close
No. 8 or above is replaced by No. 3 signal Before 6:00 am: Preparatory classes remain closed; Grade 1-12 classes resume
After 6:00 am: Prep-Grade 12 remain closed
No. 3 is replaced by No. 1 signal or when all signals are cancelled Before 6:00 am: Normal operation for Prep-Grade 12
After 6:00 am: Normal operation for Prep-Grade 12

When the Pre-No. 8 (or higher) signal is issued after students have set out for school, the school premises will remain open and staffed until arrangements can be made for arriving students to return home at an appropriate time.

Staff may refer to the Staff Manual in IS2 for further instructions relevant to staff.