Routine Medical Inspections
The School Nurse makes frequent and regular visits to the school to carry out Health Interviews and hearing and eye tests etc. Parents may make an appointment to see her if they have any particular worries.
Prescribed medicines will be administered only in exceptional circumstances, other than for ongoing illnesses such as asthma. In all cases full information of medication to be administered is required in writing before any medicine is given to a child. Parents are asked to see the Welfare Assistant or the Headteacher.
A child who needs Calpol is not well enough to be in school.
A child on three doses of anti-biotics does not need a dose in school as a dose can be given in the morning, after school and at bedtime.