website for logging school closures has changed. In future, the new website
address to log a school closure is now http://somersetschoolclosures.org.uk.
Both maintained schools and academies can access this site using any device. If
you are using a SCC network device, you should be logged in
automatically, but if you are using an external device, you will need to log in
using your educ.somerset.gov.uk email address. Whilst the
decision to close a maintained school remain with the Head, in conjunction with
the chair of governors, your school may have an identified Business
Manager/administrator who is designated the task of uploading the closure. If
this is the case, or if you as the Head, logs a closure please follow the
the first instance, we would like you to upload a closure for test purposes so
that you are familiar with the new site and can check that the closure has been
uploaded successfully. Guidance on how to upload a closure is located in
Guidance for Schools, (found in the SCC H&S Extranet) via the following
Once uploaded successfully, the school closure will be posted on https://www.somerset.gov.uk/school-closures/.
schools will be responsible for the decision making and upload of their own
closures. Please contact the IT helpdesk if you require a login to access this
site to be able to upload your closure.