If your child is ill, please notify our school by telephone: 01244 300353, email: or submit an absence via School Spider as soon as possible on the first day of absence and on subsequent days if your child is still unwell

  • In cases of infectious diseases, it is essential that we are informed
  • If your child has diarrhoea OR sickness, they should not return to school for 48 hours after the last bout of illness. 
  • If a child becomes ill during the day, parents or carers will be contacted. Therefore, please let us know immediately if you (or named emergency contacts) change your address or telephone number


If your child has been prescribed medicines, please ensure that they are able to cope with a full day at school before returning after an illness. If your child needs to take medicines on there return, a form must be completed and the medicine left in our office. Please do not send medicines in with your child. Only medicines in their original containers, clearly labelled with your child’s name, will be accepted. Long term prescribed medicines such as inhalers, with a completed form, will be kept in your child's classroom.

Medical and Dental Appointments

Please let our school office know, in advance, if your child has an appointment during school time. Please also let us know at what time you will collect your child for the appointment and please sign your child out and then sign in again at our school office upon there return to school.

When Should My Child Return To School

The chart below provides a useful guide regarding returning to school folllowing an illness. 

As stated at the top, it remains the responsibility of parents to ensure that their child is well enough to attend each day.

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Guilden Sutton Church of England Primary School is in a semi-rural location at the heart of the village of Guilden Sutton, on the outskirts of Chester. The school is a lively, happy place where all are treated as individuals within a Christian family atmosphere.
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