The School Nurse Team can be contacted on - Tel: 01454 338804
Please find below information regarding some common infections/complaints and how long your child should be kept at home.
Please remember it is our school policy that you contact school when your child is ill on the first and each subsequent morning of absence before 9.00 am.
|Infection or Complaint||Period to be kept home from School|
|Chicken Pox||Until all spots have crusted over|
|Diarrhoea and/or vomiting||48 hours from last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting|
|Head Lice||Child can return as soon as treatment has begun.|
|Impetigo||Until lesions are crusted and healed, or 48 hours after starting antibiotic treatment|
|Scarlet Fever||Child can return 24 hours after starting appropriate antibiotic treatment|
For further information on these and other infections/complaints please click this link to visit the NHS Choices website.
Other websites that may be of interest to you are as follows:
|Surgar Swaps||NHS Change 4 Life - sugar swaps for kids|
|Wealth of resources including advice about how to explain the Coronavirus to children and a 30 day well-being challenge to help balance learning with physical and emotional health.||Mindyou website|
Letters, forms and documents
|Spare Adrenaline Auto Injectors (Epipens) in School - Emergency Use Letter|
|Medical Needs Form|
|Individual Health Care Plan Form|
|Parental Agreement for School to Administer Medicine Form|