Health Advice - Do I need to keep my child off school?

If your child is ill, please see the advice provided below for the various different ailments.

Coronavirus / Covid-19

Due to the novel nature of the virus, advice changes all the time.

Please check the latest UK Government advice for households with possible or confirmed Coronavirus (Covid-19) infection.

Chickenpox

Until all spots have crusted over

Conjunctivitis

No nee to stay off but school or nursery should be informed

Diarrhoea & Vomiting

48 hours from last episode

Flu

Until recovered

Glandular Fever

No need to stay off but school or nursery should be informed

Hand, Foot and Mouth

No nee too stay off but school or nursery should be informed

Head Lice

No need to stay off but school or nursery should be informed.

Impetigo

Until lesions are crusted and healed, or 48 hours after commencing anitbiotics

Measles or German Measles

4 days from onset of rash

Mumps

Five days from onset of swelling

Scabies

Until after first treatment

Scarlet Fever

24 hours after commencing antibiotics

Slapped Cheek

No need to stay off but school or nursery should be informed.

Threadworms

No need to stay off but school or nursery should be informed.

Tonsilitis

No need to stay off but school or nursery should be informed.

Whooping Cough

48 hours after commencing antibiotics