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Healthcare Advice

Childhood illnesses:

Basildon and Brentwood NHS have produced a guide to

self care for childhood illnesses.

There is advice on various different childhood illnesses, where to seek treatment and guidance about what you should do about them!

Please click on the link below for more information.

Self Care advice for Parents

Headlice Advice:

According to a recent newspaper article, research suggests that around 10 per cent of pupils in a school have nits, which in an average primary school is about 40 children at any one time.  Damp, warm weather and an increasing resilience to conventional treatments is to blame for the outbreak, according to one expert. In our attempts to reduce the problem within Holland Park School, we asked for some advice from ACE to pass onto parents.  They have provided us with a leaflet – click on the blue button below to view.  Please help us to tackle this problem – check your child’s head on a weekly basis and treat in accordance with the advice.  Thank you for your co-operation.

Head Lice Advice

 

The Resource Vault (Children’s Society)

The Children’s Society website is an absolute treasure-trove of information with just about everything young people need to know about emotional and mental health. Called the Resource Vault, the resources are organised by age group. Each entry has further links about where to find more information. Although aimed at young people themselves, its a good resources for parents and staff working with them to dip into.

Please click on link below for more information

The Children’s Society

Jewellery in PE

As an Academy we choose to use the Local Authority Health & Safety Service. This means we must follow their advice in all areas to keep everyone safe on school premises. The following information is taken from a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Newsletter and clearly states that earrings must be removed for physical activity sessions in Primary School:

Please click on the link below for more information

Jewellery in PE