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Amherst School

Amherst School

Health & Medication

MEDICATION

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 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.

 

SICKNESS AND DIARRHOEA

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

 

PLEASE INFORM THE SCHOOL OFFICE OF THE REASON FOR YOUR CHILD's ABSENCE - either by telephone or email before 09.00am.