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- Please note that paper copies of any of the documents from the school website are available upon request, free of charge - 

Medical Note to all Parents/Carers


If your child is suffering from vomiting/diarrhoea, in line with school policy he/she must not return to school until at least 48 hours after the last symptoms have stopped.


Only medicine that has been prescribed by a Doctor can be administered to a pupil at school and a consent form will need to be signed by the parent/carer. The form can be collected from the school office or downloaded from the website.  All medication will need to be handed in to the office.  Please do not pass on any medication to the class teachers/teaching assistants. If your child attends breakfast club, any medication will need to be handed to a member of staff in Breakfast Club, who will hand it to the office. Please note parents/carers are responsible for collecting and disposing of any unused medication from the school office.


If you have identified your child as having a medical condition e.g. asthma, please be aware it is your responsibility to inform the school and provide the relevant prescribed medication and a Doctors letter/Care Plan to the school. 
Medication kept in school e.g. inhalers/epipens – all medication will be returned to the pupil’s parent/carer at the end of the school year.   If your child still requires to have medication kept in school at the beginning of the new academic year this will need to be returned to the school office together with an updated care plan if there has been any changes to your child’s medical needs.  Please do not pass any medication to the class teachers or teaching assistants.

Bumps to head/face/neck: If your child receives a bump or injury to any of these areas, you will be notified.