Schools may be closed in bad weather, or in the event of other emergencies such as loss of heating and other utilities.
Headteachers work hard to keep schools open wherever possible, but circumstances may mean that they have to make a decision to close the school, or amend school start and/or finish times.
Where to get school closure information
If school closures are happening, you may be notified by text message by your child's school.
To get updates about school closures in Rotherham: