ILLNESS IN SCHOOL
If children are unwell or have an accident at school, we try to make them as comfortable as possible and contact you at once. In case you are unavailable, it is essential that the school holds the name, address and telephone number of a person who will look after your child. The School Office should be notified of any change of details / arrangements. Minor accidents are recorded and notification sent home
ABSENCE FOLLOWING ILLNESS
In accordance with national guidelines, children should not return to school for 48 hours following sickness and/or diarrhoea
If you need to collect your child during the school day for a hospital or medical appointment, please let the school office know. Children can only leave during school hours if accompanied by an adult known to the school.
The Headteacher is the named 'Child Protection Officer".
ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICINES
If children need to take medicine in school, the school advises that parent/carers can visit the school and administer the medicine to their child or permission can be given to self-
Please also refer to our latest Medical Needs policy.