This school aims to provide all students with all medical conditions the same opportunities as others at school.  We will help to ensure they can: 

  • Be healthy
  • Stay safe
  • Enjoy and achieve
  • Make a positive contribution
  • Achieve economic well-being
  • The school ensures all staff understand their duty of care to children and young people in the event of an emergency
  • All staff feel confident in knowing what to do in an emergency.
  • This school understands that certain medical conditions are serious and can be potentially life threatening, particularly if ill managed or misunderstood
  • This school understands the importance of medication being taken as prescribed
  • All staff understand the common medical conditions that affect children at this school
  • Staff receive  training on the impact medical conditions can have on pupils

A number of documents are listed below which we hope will provide Parents / Carers and Students with useful advice and guidance.    Should you require further information or have a particular query please contact our Medical Officer, Mrs L Jevons at or by calling 01452 820550.


Name Date  
Head Lice Leaflet for Parents 26th March 2015 Download >
Scarlet Fever Signs and Symptoms 11th March 2015 Download >

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