Parental Notification - Infection

As you are probably aware there are a significant number of incidences of pupil illness yesterday and today. This has effected junior school pupils mostly and in particular Yr8 students.

There appears to be 2 main sets of symptoms:

  1. Vomiting and diarrhoea

  2. Flu like Symptoms including raised temperature.

Having consulted the Public Health Agency for guidance they advise the following: -

  • These illnesses are consistent with this time of year.

  • If your child is feeling unwell they should remain at home.

  • If your child has vomiting and diarrhoea please do not send them to school until 48 hours after the last episode.

  • If your child has flu like symptoms please do not send them to school until they have recovered.

  • If you are still concerned about your child please seek medical advice.

Guidance on Infection Control

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