School closures

Children playing in the snow at Warley Woods

Schools closed in Oldbury and Smethwick - Tuesday 19 January

Three schools in Oldbury and Smethwick were closed today (Tuesday) due to bomb scares.

All schools are open as normal tomorrow (Wednesday 20 January).

Get updates on Facebook

Facebook iconWe post updates to the Sandwell Facebook page as soon as we hear from schools. So 'like' our page for the most up to date information on any school closures in Sandwell.

You don't have to have a Facebook account to view our Facebook page, so please click the link.

Get updates on Twitter

Twitter iconWe also 'tweet' all Sandwell school closures on our Sandwell Council Twitter account. Follow @sandwellcouncil for the latest updates and help us spread the word by Retweeting any closures that may be useful to your Twitter followers.

You don't have to be on Twitter to view the updates - just click on the link and you can read all the most recent updates.

Listen to the radio

You can also listen to local radio stations for information on school closures - Radio WMHeart, Free Radio or Capital.

For schools 

Schools are asked to report school closures to the council as soon as a closure decision has been made. Find out how by visiting the schools' Extranet page (login required).

We will then update parents about your school closure via Sandwell Council's Twitter account and Facebook page.