Please notify the school in advance, in writing, of any forthcoming medical appointments
Medication During the School Day
Parents, please note that school is able to administer short-term medication at 12pm each day. Often, children need, for example, antibiotics and they need a three times daily dosage. We can, as stated, administer at 12pm. Some parents prefer before school, after school and before bedtime.
Pupils who need life saving or condition controlling medicines will have an agreed individual plan, signed by parents.
Communicating Absence due to Illness
On the first morning of absence, please telephone or call in to the office, stating your child’s name, Class Base and reason for absence.
Where an illness is expected to cause several days of absence, we like to have regular updates. Stourfield Infant school 01202 424585
On your child’s return, please confirm in writing the reason for and dates of your child’s absence.
Guidance on Childhood Ailments
A link to the NHS website is available below:-