Virtual Open Evening
Ludlow CE School - Open Evening - move to a virtual event Following a discussion with Shropshire Headteachers, we have made the decision to cancel the Open Evening as a live, face-to-face event, next Wednesday 29th September. Although our number of Covid-19 cases is currently not high in number, the local community (and upper KS2 children, particularly) have higher numbers, and so it is not in anyone's best interests to host an evening that could become a "super spreader" event. We will hold a virtual event from 1st October, on our school website: www.ludlowschool.com We are very disappointed that our Open Evening cannot take place as planned, but we have taken this decision in, what we believe to be, the best interests of the wellbeing of the school and the community. Please do contact the school with any queries. Many thanks, Paula Hearle
Medical Conditions and Medicines in School
If your child needs to take medicines during the day, all prescribed medication must be taken to Reception by a parent or carer.
It should be accompanied with written instructions, clearly stating what it is, the student’s name and the dosage and the time it should be taken. Students should bring into school only the dosage required for the day; this is important because on several occasions, students have either forgotten to collect the medication at the end of the day or have lost it. Proprietary brands of medicine (e.g. paracetamol), should not be brought into school, unless prescribed.
All prescribed medication must be collected at the end of each half term/term. Any medication not collected will be disposed of by the school.
Appropriate arrangements will be agreed between the school and parents where a student has a permanent or long term condition requiring regular treatment in school, e.g. asthma or diabetes. In the first instance, you are asked to discuss your child’s needs with the Curriculum Learning Tutor.
INJURY OR ILLNESS
If students are injured or taken ill in school, they are seen by a person qualified in First Aid. If necessary, that student is taken to recover or rest in the Pupil Support Centre and parents may be contacted to collect their child. With more serious accidents or illness, where hospital examination or treatment seems appropriate, every effort will be made to contact parents. For this purpose, parents are asked to complete a form to indicate where they may be contacted during the day and to name the person to be contacted if parents are not available.
Please note that:
- The school is not allowed to administer any drugs unless a doctor has prescribed it
- Parents should inform us in writing, of any medical condition or course of treatment, which may have a bearing on a student’s welfare in school. Such information will be kept confidential and placed on a medical register held by a First Aider
- If a student is unwell, parents will be contacted and asked to collect their child. Students will not be allowed to walk home by themselves. To ensure the wellbeing of your child, we would ask that any request to collect your child must come only from a member of staff; students must not make arrangements directly with parents
- The Education Authority makes regular medical and dental inspections of students; parents are normally notified of these