If your child is unwell, please keep them at home, even if they wish to come. Children with bad colds, sore throats or tummy upsets are best kept at home.


The following is a list of infectious diseases and when it is advisable for your child to return to school.

Chicken Pox When sufficiently recovered (Usually once all sores have healed and redness fades)
Conjunctivitis Once effective treatment has been commenced
Diphtheria Medical certificate only
Viral Hepatitis Medical certificate only
Impetigo (School Sores) Must be under treatment inc. use of occlusive dressings
Influenza Return When symptoms have subsided
Measles Seven days from onset
Mumps On medical certificate of recovery
Head Lice -Pediculosis (Nits) Once treated (see following)
Ringworm Once all signs have subsided
Rubella (German Measles) Medical certificate only
Scabies Once effective treatment has been instituted
Whooping Cough Medical certificate only