Keep away from school until . . .
|Chicken Pox||Until all the spots have crusted over.|
|Diarrhoea||48hrs from last episode.|
|German measles (Rubella)||4 days from onset of rash.|
|Hand, Foot & Mouth||Not necessary if child is well enough.|
|Impetigo||Until lesions have crusted and healed OR 48hrs after starting treatment with antibiotics.|
|Measles||4 days from onset of rash.|
|Meningitis (meningococcal/ other bacteria/ scepticaemia)||Until recovered.|
|Meningitis (Viral)||Not necessary|
|Mumps||5 days after onset of swelling.|
|Scabies||After first treatment|
|Scarlet fever||24hrs after starting antibiotic treatment|
|Shingles||Exclusion required only if rash is weeping and cannot be covered.|
|Tonsilitis||Not necessary if child is well enough.|
|Vomiting||48 hours from last episode.|
|Whooping cough||5 days after starting antibiotic treatment.
21 days from onset if not taking antibiotics.
It is important that you notify us of any reason for absence, specifying the illness/ condition, as we may need to notify other families/ individuals if they are particularly vulnerable to infections and bugs.