The Westborough School

!.....prescribed medicine that may need to be administered at school.

If your child needs to take prescribed medication during the school day you will need to complete a Medical Consent Form.  It is important to ensure that medicine brought into school includes the pharmacist's instructions and is within date.

Download a Medical Consent Form.


! child is not well enough to come to school.

If your child is not well enough to attend school please ring the school office by 10:00 am on the first morning of absence. Alternatively you can go to the Virtual Office and complete the absence report form.  


! child was sick/had diarrhoea in the night.

Sickness and diarrhoea are extremely infectious. The 48 hour rule applies. The advice of the Health Protection Agency is that your child should be kept away from school for 48 hours after the last bout of vomiting or diarrhoea. Remind your child about the importance of hand-washing and show him/her how to do it properly. Please ring the school office by 10:00 am on the first morning of absence. Alternatively you can go to the      Virtual Office      and complete the absence report form.


!.....does your child really need to stay at home?   Good advice from NHS.