Medication should only be in school when absolutely essential. Parents must complete a medication consent form which is kept in the school office before any medication can be administered by staff. Medicine prescribed 3 times a day or less will not be given in school as the recommended dosage can be taken before and after school. However, medication will be administered if the dosage is 4 times a day. Parents are welcome to come into school at lunchtime if they wish to administer medicine themselves outside of these arrangements.
All medicine should be:
Non-prescription medicines sent from home cannot be administered. Parents whose child regularly takes non-prescription medicine are encouraged to discuss with their GP, whether it is appropriate for the medicine to be prescribed.