Medical

Absence Due to Illness

When a child is not able to attend school due to illness, it is the expectation that parents will notify the school on each day the child is absent. This should be by telephone in the first instance. The school endeavours to contact parents / carers in the event of an unexplained absence.


Medical Conditions/Allergies

If your child has a medical condition or suffers from allergies, please inform the school immediately. Dependent upon the nature of the condition/allergy we may need to complete an Individual Healthcare plan for your child.


Medicines in School

If your child requires medicine in school, it must be brought to the office. Parents/carers must complete a form giving permission for the medicine to be administered by a member of staff. Medicines will not be given to children without written consent from the parent/carer.

Parental Consent Form.pdf  [PDF file]

Parental Consent Form.doc  [Microsoft Word file]


First Aid

There may be occasions when your child needs to visit the medical room during the school day. Your child will be assessed by a trained first aider using the information provided by the child. Based on this information, their illness or injury will be treated accordingly. If the member of staff assessing your child feels it is necessary, a phone call may be placed to a parent for advice or to inform you that your child is unwell and needs to be collected.


Sickness and/or Diarrhoea

Medical advice states that children who have been suffering from sickness and/or diarrhoea should be kept off school until they have been symptom free for 48 hours in order to prevent infection of other children.

Important message

School Information

(Updated 7 May 2021)

Dear Parents/Carers,

We’re nearly a month into the term and so far our Covid-19 controls have been successful. Please remember to follow the Covid guidance we have sent out previously and hopefully we will continue to be transmission free.

Thank you for your continued support of the school.

If your child displays any symptoms of corona virus please arrange a PCR test.

Lateral Flow Tests can be for non-symptomatic testing can be ordered here

You can only use this service if:

  • you do not have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms
  • you’re 11 or older (these test are not for primary aged children but can be used by family members to check for non-symptomatic cases)
  • you have not been told to self-isolate

Summer Term Dates

12th May – Year 6 residential information meeting (details sent directly to parents & carers)

21st May – Parent Forum Meeting (contact your class reps with any issues)

31st May 2021 – Spring Bank Holiday (school closed)

1st – 4th June 2021 – Half term (school closed)

7th June 2021 – INSET Day (school closed to children)

8th June 2021 – back to school

14th – 18th June 2021 – Y6 Residential (if allowed by government)

23rd June 2021 – Transition Day

Saturday 3rd July 2021 – PTA Summer BBQ – 12pm to 3pm – save the date!

15th July 2021 – Sports Day (TBC)

16th July 2021 – End of Year Reports out

19th July 2021 – Optional Report Consultation Meetings

21st July 2021 – Last Day of Academic Year

Thanks – The EJS Team