Advice and Resources for Parents & Schools
Here you will find resources and advice regarding health and illnesses This includes school nurse information and other advice.
Please click on the link below to be redirected to CEOP and provide details of any Child Protection concerns to the police.
Please also see our safeguarding page for advice and information - Safeguarding at Aston-on-Trent
Sickness and Diarrhoea
Your child can come back to school only if 48 clear hours have passed from the last bout of vomiting or diarrhoea and otherwise feels well enough to be in school and keep up with the school day.
It is really important that your child does not attend school with vomiting and diarrhoea and/or feels poorly.
This type of illness can spread really easily and some children are unable to fight it off easily.
Sending your child into school means repeated infections so please ensure you follow guidelines.
Please see the NHS website for more information- NHS Diarrhoea and Vomiting
Colds and Minor Illnesses
Encourage your child to throw away any used tissues and to wash their hands regularly.
As a school, we follow NHS current guidance, so please check the link if you're not sure or contact us in the school office.
Link to useful NHS guidance - Is my child too ill for school?
School Nursing and Supporting Children’s Health
School nurses are qualified nurses who, along with health visitors, are responsible for helping improve the health of parents, children and young people.
In particular, school nurses lead on the Healthy Child Programme, a government programme developed to improve the health and wellbeing of children from 5 to 19.
As a school, we have a programme of health care support run by the local team of nurses.
This includes -
- Annual Flu Vaccinations
- Advice on Healthy Choices e.g. healthy eating, dental health etc.
- Height & Weight Checks via the National Child Measurement Programme
You can find more information by clicking the links below-