It is the policy of Discovery Academy to provide a happy and healthy environment for every child in our care. We take measures to prevent and minimize the spread of infection in our School. To help achieve this we work in partnership with parents and/or guardians.
In order to protect the health of the children and staff, we will adhere to the following practices in line with current guidelines.
A sick child/staff is not able to function effectively in school/work and should rest at home until fully recovered.
The infectivity period for each condition varies. Upon returning to school a medical certificate from the attending physician or pediatrician must be provided. If the child is still considered to be a possible source of infection, parents will be asked to bring them home.
To further reduce the spread of infection please do not send your child to school if they have
Maintaining a clean environment is essential in good infection control. Adequate waste disposal bins should be provided throughout the School. Regular cleaning and disinfection of surfaces should take place with standard cleaning solution.