Children at school during an emergency

Naturally, if children are at school and there is a major incident, you will probably want to collect them as soon as possible. However, it may not be safe to do so.

You are advised to tune into the local radio who will be issuing details and arrangements local schools have made for the collection of children.

You’re not at home – If you have children at school you will want to pick them up, however it may not be safe to do so.

Tune into the local radio for advice and what arrangements have been made for collecting your children. All schools have plans in place for dealing with emergencies and teachers and support staff will do what they can to look after the children in their care.

School contacts

For school contact details, or to check the live status of a school please use the links below:

You can see more about school emergency planning at

Updated: 21 June 2017