Severe Weather & School Closure Procedures

Please find below information about DBIS’ procedures in the case of School Closure due to Severe Weather or other circumstances.

Severe Weather notifications:

DBIS will notify parents as soon as possible through the following channels:

  1. Email
  2. SMS (if time critical)
  3. A pop up message will be posted to the Hub
  4. An Alert will be added to the School Website

Hong Kong Observatory
Hong Kong Real-time Air Quality Index

ECA cancellations:

DBIS will notify parents by 6:30am (for morning ECAs) through the following channels:

  1. A pop up message will be posted to the Hub
  2. A bulletin will be also be posted to the Hub

Fire and Emergency Evacuation:

DBIS will notify parents as soon as possible through the following channels:

  1. Email
  2. SMS (if not a drill)
  3. A pop up message will be posted to the Hub
  4. An Alert will be added to the School Website

Anticipated long term school closure:

DBIS will notify parents as soon as possible through the following channels:

  1. Email from the Head of School / Heads of Phase
  2. Bulletins on the Hub with supporting information
  3. Online learning page will be reactivated
  4. An Alert will be added to the School Website

A detailed plan detailing the School’s response to School Closure can be found below:
School Closure Scenario Planning

DBIS Hub

DBIS Hub