A fully qualified School Nurse is available throughout the academic year. In conjunction with the pastoral team and academic staff, the nurse in closely involved in offering personalised care. The nurse also offers initial counselling and can advise and signpost students and parents to services that will provide specialist support.
The School in conjunction with the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Primary Care Trusts provides a vaccination programme in line with government guidelines.
We also have a school counsellor who offers support to students dealing with emotional health and wellbeing issues. Appointments are made on a referral basis via school nurse or a House Manager.
All meetings are confidential unless a referral is required to an outside agency. Parents would always be informed if this deemed necessary.
Your Health and Well-being
On the links below you can find information about various areas of that you need to work on to keep healthy:
Signs of Stress
If you have concerns about your health, there are people you can go to for advice. Remember, by ‘Health’ we mean your body and your mind. You may be physically well but anxious, or unhappy. So, where can you get help or support?
Please see below links to useful websites related to smoking, drugs and alcohol:
Talk to Frank
NHS Drug Information Minisite
NHS SmokeFree Advice and Support Service
Parent’s Handbook: Talking to your child about legal highs & club drugs
Conditions in School
Allergies: NHS Information | Anaphylaxis UK
Asthma: NHS Information | Asthma UK Advice Line (0800 121 6244)
Diabetes: NHS Information | Diabetes UK (0845 120 2960)
Epilepsy: NHS Information | Epilepsy Action (0808 800 5050)
Eczema: NHS Information | National Eczema Society (0800 0891122)
Infections in School
Health Protection Agency