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Medicines and Illness


If your child requires prescribed medication during the school day, please contact the school office to discuss your child’s needs and to complete a ‘Consent Form’.  All medication requirements need to be recorded and we are unable to administer any medication without a completed form.  All medication must be brought to and collected from the office by an appropriate adult.


Homely Administration of Calpol and Piriton

We keep a supply of each in school and occasionally it may be necessary to administer a homely dose of Calpol or Piriton to your child for headache or insect sting for example.  We would always contact you (parent) by phone beforehand.  A text message would then be sent home to inform you with details of dosage and time given.   A ‘Homely Administration Consent Form’ must have been completed for this dose to be administered.


Should my child be at school today

Please click here for guidance from the NHS.  If you are still unsure please don’t hesitate to contact the school office. 


Many thanks for your co-operation in this matter.



Flu Vaccinations

Flu vaccinations are administered each year in the Autumn term by the NHS school nursing team.  Letters are sent home beforehand with further information and permission slips.

Coronavirus NHS Guidance - September 2020

Please see the document below for the most recent NHS guidance.