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:
Vomiting and diarrhoea
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.