If your child is ill, please notify our school by telephone (01244 300 353) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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, he/she should not return to school for 48 hours after the last bout of illness. If your child has diarrhoea AND sickness, he/she should not return to school for 48 hours after the last bout of illness
- If a child becomes ill during the day, his/her 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 he/she is able to cope with a full day at school before returning after an illness. If your child needs to take medicines on his/her 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 his/her 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.