St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Healds Road, Dewsbury, WF13 4HY01924 462053

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Guidance on childhood illness and disease
We are often asked how long a child should remain off school, if they have an illness such as Chickenpox.  Please click on the link below to see the Health Protection Agency's 'Guidance on infection control in school and other childcare settings'.

http://www.publichealth.hscni.net/sites/default/files/A2%20Schools%20poster_1.pdf
Please also be aware that if your child is suffering from Vomiting or Diarrhoea, they must remain away from school for 48 hours after the symptoms have stopped.  This is to minimise the risk of other children or staff catching the illness.

Please select one of the information leaflets below which may provide you with advice about common childhood illnesses/conditions.