Illness advice and information

  • Diarrhoea or vomiting; children should be kept off school until they have not had diarrohea or vomited for 48 hours
  • If your child has had, or been in contact with, any infectious diseases, i.e. chicken pox, please advise the school so we can protect other children and staff.
  • If your child has a rash or skin lesions please contact your GP for advice.

Additionally, please note:

  • All medications should be given at home unless absolutely required during the school day.  If your child needs medication in school please contact us for advice. You will also need to complete a consent form.
  • We don’t give paracetamol in school unless you request us to and complete the relevant consent form.
  • We do not give antibiotics in school unless prescribed by the GP for 4 times a day.

You can contact us using the school telephone number or email the school office.

If you are worried about your child and feel you need medical advice please call 111 for NHS advice service.The 111 service provides urgent care triage if you think you need A&E but its not life-threatening, and advice when your GP, pharmacy or dental practice is closed. If there is a danger to life or serious injury, dial 999 or go straight to A&E.

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