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Illness & Emergencies

Illness & Emergencies Information

Should your child become ill or have an accident at school, it would be very important to contact you. Therefore, it is important that we have a current phone number.

When dealing with medical emergencies at school, it is vitally important that we have up to date information about your child’s health. Therefore, you must inform us of any medical conditions your child may have.

Children cannot cope happily with school if they are unwell. It’s also important to remember that some illnesses are highly contagious and it is not fair to send your child to school with an illness which other children could catch. If your child is feeling genuinely sick, it is important to keep them at home. Please read the guidelines below:

How many days to keep your child at home for common childhood ailments:

Vomiting                     48 hours after last vomit 

Diarrhoea                   48 hours after diarrhoea has ended

Measles                      4 days from onset of rash

Mumps Until swelling has gone down (5 days minimum)

German Measles        6 days from onset of rash

Chicken Pox               5 days from onset of rash

Impetigo                    Until skin is healed or 48 hours after starting antibiotics

Scabies                      Can return after starting treatment

Scarlet Fever       Until 24 hours after starting antibiotics

Head Lice                  Return immediately after treatment


If medication has been prescribed by your child’s doctor to be taken 4 times a day, we will be happy to administer it at school. You must visit our school office and fill in a form which gives us permission to do so. Prescription medicines are stored in a lockable cabinet until required. Non-prescribed medicines are not allowed in school,

If your child has asthma, you must visit our school office and fill in an asthma form. You should then make sure your child has an inhaler in school which is clearly labelled. They will then be able to use this when necessary.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.