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QP provides a qualified nurse across the school. Any child who that is ill can go to the School Nurse independently, at playtime or on the recommendation of a teacher during lessons. A member of staff or another student to ensure their safe arrival at the nurse’s office can escort an ill child.

 

The School Nurse performs routine hygiene check ups, treats minor ailments, can refer students to the Medical Centre or telephone parents to collect their child if necessary. The School Nurse records all accidents and illnesses to be stored in the student’s file.

 

Any child with an infection should not swim.

 

If there is any doubt as to the fitness of a particular child before PE or swimming lesson, the child will be sent to the School Nurse. Her decision will finally determine whether the child takes part in the lesson.

 

The following vaccinations should be given before School entry:

·         Diphtheria,

·         Whooping Cough,

·         Tetanus,

·         Polio,

·         Haemophilus,

·         Influenze Type B (H.I.B.)

 

Given in the first year:

·         Measles,

·         Mumps

·         Rubella

 

Given in the second year:

·         Diphtheria

·         Tetanus

·         Polio