"To create a purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive"
Medicine should only be taken to school when essential: that is where it would be detrimental to a child's health if the medicine were not administered during the school day.
The only medicines that can be administered at school are:
A request to administer medicines form must be completed before any medicines can be administered within school.
Please click this link to access a copy of the form
All medicines should be provided in their original container as dispensed by a pharmacist and include prescriber's intsructions for administration.
This should include:
Any controlled drugs that are unused, expired or no longer clearly labelled will be returned to parents/carers for safe disposal. All uncontrolled medication that is unused, expired or no longer clearly labelled is sent home at the end of every half term.
All children under 16 should never be given aspirin or ibuprofen unless prescribed by a doctor.
Before any offsite visit or residential trip, staff will carry out a risk assessment and make arrangements for the administration, storage and transportation of medication. If you have any concerns regarding any trip please do not hesitate to contact any member of staff to discuss your concerns.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD ANY STUDENT KEEP ANY MEDICATION ON THEIR PERSON UNLESS IT IS A PRESCRIBED INHALER