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Amherst School

Amherst School

Health & Medication

PLEASE INFORM THE SCHOOL OFFICE OF THE REASON FOR YOUR CHILD's ABSENCE BEFORE 09.00am.  The online Daily Absence Form can be found in the Absence From School Section under Parents. 


Our medical policy allows us to administer medicine prescribed by your child's doctor.

We are not able to administer over the counter medication.

All prescribed medication will be held in the office and administered at the agreed times.

Please complete the Administration of Medicine Form (in the BLUE menu) for prescribed medicines that needs to be administered during school times.



The Public Health Agency advise that children should be kept away from school for 48 hours from last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting.