We endeavour to ensure that all St Mary’s students achieve success in their academic work, in their holistic development and in their day to day experiences at school. Some of our students are likely to have medical needs which mean that additional measures are required to ensure that they have full access to the curriculum.

The prime responsibility for a student’s health lies with the parent or carer who is responsible for the student’s medication and should supply the school with any relevant information. We will ensure that all staff working with the students understand the nature of any medical needs or medication so that students can be supported. While there is no legal or contractual duty on staff to administer medicines or to supervise students taking their medicines, nevertheless, we wish to support our students as far as possible.

Our policy below outlines how we will manage medication:

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