Milefield Primary School, Milefield Lane, Grimethorpe, Barnsley, S72 7BH

01226 710 329


Milefield Primary School

Engage, Inspire, Empower, Learn

School Closures


Sometimes it may be necessary to close the school at short notice examples of these are Snow, No Water or Heating, Strike Days etc.

These decisions are not taken lightly but we have to ensure that the safety of the school site,children and staff are paramount.


These procedures will be followed in emergencies.


1. Text to parents using the schools texting service, please make sure school has your up to date mobile number.

2. School Website - information will be kept up to date regarding the closure and re opening.

3. Via the school face book page.

4. BMBC Website - up to date information on all schools closures.

5. Local Radio - Dearne FM and BBC radio.

6. Local news channels