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Health Information

Whilst every encouragement should be given to children to attend school, a child who is clearly unwell, infectious or contagious should not be sent into school.

It is important that you inform us of any health problems affecting your child. 

Medication: Ultimately parents are responsible for the administration of any medication to their children. Should your child require prescription medication in the middle of the school day, parents are requested to either visit school to administer the medicine or complete an 'administering medication' request form. Medication must be fully labelled to indicate name, dosage, and frequency of administration as well as the name and telephone number of the doctor who prescribed it. Please note that there is no legal duty which requires schools to administer medicines to pupils or supervise a child administering it.

For guidance on infections, please see the poster entitled “Guidance on Infection Control in Schools and other Child care settings” via the link below

Emergency Contacts

At Stoke Goldington Church of England First School we take great care of your child and especially when they become ill at school. Please ensure that we always have up-to-date contact numbers so that parents or designated carers can be contacted in an emergency.  You can inform the school office of any changes via office@stokegoldington.milton-keynes.sch.uk

or by telephoning the school office on 01908 551253

School Nursing Team

The Milton Keynes School Nursing Team Service provides specialist nursing care, advice and support to school-age children. The service is available to children registered with a Milton Keynes general practitioner (GP) or attending a mainstream school in Milton Keynes and its surrounding areas. The teams visit schools regularly to promote the good health and wellbeing of school-aged children and and can provide advice on:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma support and education
  • Child protection
  • Diabetes and epilepsy
  • Education, training and support is offered to all schools to assist with managing children with chronic disease, long term conditions and management of anaphylaxis in schools
  • Enuresis (bedwetting) and daytime wetting or soiling
  • Exercise and healthy eating
  • Hearing and vision screening
  • Immunisations programme
  • Weighing and measuring

The local team can be contacted on 01908 228833.

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