Healthy pupils means fewer school days missed. Schools have a role to play in preventing the spread of illness.
Guidance: Health protection in schools and other childcare facilities a practical guide for staff on managing cases of infectious diseases in childcare settings
Infection Control Guidance from NICE
Winter-readiness (infection prevention) information for South East England schools and nurseries by Public Health England. Contains planning checklist, key messages, and resources.
Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school statutory guidance about the support that pupils with medical conditions should receive at school
Protecting children during outbreaks: immunisation in school guidance on outbreaks in schools including why immunisations are offered to protect children, and consent advice from Public Health England
Advice and Resources
E-Bug online games and teaching resources about microbes, antibiotics and hand hygiene
The Spotty Book notes on infectious diseases in Schools and Nurseries
Hand hygiene information from the NHS
Bacteria and How To Fight Them (YouTube clip) BBC EarthLab
Global Handwashing Day 15 October
Hampshire County Council’s extreme weather advice
Sunscreen and Sun Safety information from the NHS