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Health & Sickness Policy

A child will not be accepted at the beginning of a session if it is obvious that he/she is not well. If a child develops symptoms of any of the illnesses listed below whilst at nursery, the parents will be contacted and asked to take the child home.



Having used the prescribed cream/drops, until eyes have stopped running.

Sickness and/or Diarrhoea
48 hours after the last bout of sickness/diarrhoea.

Seven days.

Chicken Pox
Until spots/scabs are no longer wet and have hardened.

Hand, Foot & Mouth
Until blisters have crusted over and any diarrhoea has stopped.

Ten days.

German Measles
Four days from the appearance of a rash.

Having used prescribed cream, until sores have disappeared or kept covered.

Head Lice
Parents to advise staff immediately.


The above exclusion periods are recommended by the Local Education Authority.


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