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    Does anybody know if there is an official temperature below which schools/colleges may close? It's currently minus five degrees where I live, and two weeks ago many of the staff were saying that they wouldn't work in our completely unheated building (only us doing A-levels are in it :mad:) if it got much colder.

    That was back when it was a relatively tropical three or four degrees.

    So I'm wondering, is there a temperature at which schools/colleges are supposed to close at?
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    -6 mate, gutted.
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    It's -14 where I am and the college is still open. Don't think there's really an official temperature.
    The buses to get there on the other hand aren't running, so I'm stuck at home.
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    I think the school must be able to maintain a temperature inside, outside can get as cold as you like. Kids in Russia go to school in weather well below -20 Celsius.
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    Classrooms should be at least 18C
    http://www.atl.org.uk/health-and-saf...emperature.asp
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    Outside it doesn't matter (though snow often prevents schools opening, though there is no 'rule' about that).

    Inside must be a certain temperature though.


    Wear a coat.
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    They seem to denature at 40C.
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    (Original post by Aspiringlawstudent)
    Does anybody know if there is an official temperature below which schools/colleges may close? It's currently minus five degrees where I live, and two weeks ago many of the staff were saying that they wouldn't work in our completely unheated building (only us doing A-levels are in it :mad:) if it got much colder.

    That was back when it was a relatively tropical three or four degrees.

    So I'm wondering, is there a temperature at which schools/colleges are supposed to close at?
    no, why would there be? if there's no snow/ice on roads it can be -20 and you can get there
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    (Original post by Stratos)
    They seem to denature at 40C.
    well played
 
 
 
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