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The Lampard Community School

The Lampard Community School

First Aid and Illness

Illness

If your child becomes ill during the school day, you will be contacted as soon as possible to take your child home.

Covid-19

Children should stay at home if they are displaying coronavirus symptoms following the COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection. If a child becomes symptomatic in school, parents /carers will be notified immediately and asked to collect their child. A coronavirus test will be available for any child and their household displaying symptoms.

Accidents and Emergencies

The school is able to give first aid for minor accidents. In the event of a more serious accident or emergency happening, parents will be contacted as soon as possible and appropriate medical attention sought as necessary.

Medicines

Staff are prepared to administer a medicine provided:

  1. The medicine has been prescribed by a GP or hospital
  2. It arrives at school in its original dispensed container
  3. The medicine is handed directly into the school office
  4. The appropriate form about the medication has been completed by the parent (forms are available from the School Administrator)

Under no circumstances can staff give aspirin or ibuprofen if your child unless prescribed by a GP. 

If your child suffers from asthma please make staff aware and obtain an inhaler for use in school as needed.