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Please find below the Policy for Illness Exclusion periods. We have this policy to safeguard all Children and Staff.


COVID related incidents will treated in line with the Government guidance at that specific time.


If your child is ill and you are unsure of how long they need to be away from school, please feel free to contact school on the school landline, 01695 722991.

Policy for Exclusion Periods


Illness / Medical conditionExclusion Period
Vomiting48hours from last bout
Diarrhoea48hours from last bout

24hours from when temp within

normal range

Antibiotics prescribed48 hours from starting
ChickenpoxUntil all blisters have burst and dried
Conjunctivitis48hours from start of antibiotics
Measles7 days after rash appears
Hand, Foot and Mouth2 days once symptoms confirmed
RingwormAt least 2 days after treatment started
ThreadwormNone as long as treatment started
ImpetigoUntil sores have healed
German Measles7 days after rash appeared
Whooping cough5 days after start of antibiotics
Hospital Stay

At least 24hrs at home before

returning to school

Stitches/Glue to a cut24hours after stitches/glue applied


Reporting Absences/Illness

Did you know you can report if your child is absent via the Edulink app by using the 'Absence Reporting' tab?


If your child is absent, you must contact school as soon as possible via the 'Absence Reporting' tab on the Edulink app or by ringing the school landline, 01695 722 991.


Absences must be reported by 9:20am; if we have not heard from you by that time, we will telephone/text you.

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine Letter - April 2023

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Newsletter

Information regarding Strep A

Get in touch

  • Headteacher: Katie Lyon
  • Deputy Headteachers: Helen Smith and Ruth Watkinson

Term dates

Autumn Term 1 Ends - Friday 20th October 2023

Autumn Term 2 Begins - Monday 30th October 2023

Autumn Term 2 Ends - Friday 22nd December 2023

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