In Reception your child will receive a health questionnaire to be completed by their parent/guardian. This is used to determine if your child's health needs are being met and the best way for the School Nurse Team to support them. The School Nurse Team will provide a vision screening to all children.
All children in Year 8 will be seen in school either in an assembly or in class, they will be told about the school nurse service available to them in schools including details about the drop in. Young people over the age of 13 can consent themselves to come and see the school nurse. The School Nurse service is a confidential service and young people will be told about confidentiality and consent. In the presentation young people will be given information about immunisations including:
All pupils in Year 10 will be invited to complete a confidential and anonymous questionnaire about their health and lifestyle. The responses from the questionnaire will be collated by each school, then the School Nurse Team will analyse the data to decide what health input is needed at each school.