Streptococcus infection

We have been informed that a number of children who attend the school have been diagnosed with confirmed or suspected Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection.
Please be assured that in school we continue to take precautionary measures to prevent the spread Group A Streptococcus. 
Please find below the information provided by UK Health Security Agency South West: 
  • Letter dated 8/12/2022 
  • Public Health England Information on Scarlet Fever Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatment 

If your child is unwell and has been prescribed antibiotics, please ensure you follow the attached guidance and keep your child at home for 24 hours after starting the course of antibiotics.