Drugs and Medicines
Teachers cannot accept responsibility for the administration of medication, however staff may assist under some circumstances.
Medication must be contained in the original bottle/dispenser, clearly marked with the child’s name and accompanied by a letter detailing outlining the required dosage and frequency.
Medication and associated documentation must be left at the front office.
Children with infectious diseases such as the flu, measles, chicken pox etc should be kept at home until the infectious period has passed and the child has physically recovered.
Periods of Exclusion
Children are excluded for at least one week after the appearance of spots.
Measles, Mumps & Rubella
Children are excluded until fully recovered or at least one week after the onset of symptoms.
Children are excluded for at least five days after starting treatment.
Head Lice, Ringworm & Scabies
Children can be re-admitted to school on the day after appropriate treatment has commenced.
Children are excluded until appropriate treatment has commenced. When returning to school, any sore on an exposed surface must be covered with a dressing.