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Picton High School

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Student health and safety

PICTON HIGH SCHOOL

HEALTH CONDITION REQUIREMENTS

UPDATED MARCH 2019

Prescribed Medications

If your child needs to take medication during school hours please provide the following:

Note: The Education Dept does not allow staff to administer medication to a student unless it has been provided by a parent/carer along with the signed Prescribed Medication Form.

Individual Health Care Plan (click on header for form)

To enable Picton High to support your child's health needs at school we request that you complete the above form if your child has a health condition (including but not limited to Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Severe Allergy, Epilepsy or Diabetes).

If your child requires equipment to support their health needs at school please supply spares to the Student Central office (eg diabetic pump spares, poppers, tiny teddies biscuits).

Asthma

Please provide the school with:

  • An up to date 'Asthma Action Plan' from your child's doctor.
  • Request for student to carry his/her own Epipen, Anapen or asthma reliever medication form Carry Puffer form (click to access form)
  • Individual Health Care Plan (click to access form)

Note: Asthmatic students should carry their 'puffer' on them, a spacer, and their Asthma Action Plan at all times.

Anaphylaxis

Please provide the school with:

  • An up to date 'ASCIA Action Plan' (anaplan) signed from your child's doctor 
  • A 'spare' epipen
  • the following form Carry epipen form (click to access form)
  • Individual Health Care Plan (click to access form)
  • Read these two important documents about anaphylaxis in schools - puffer/epipen: Do carry puffer/epipen info for students that currently carry their epipen each day and Don't carry puffer/epipen for students that currently do not carry their puffer/epipen each day.
  • Ensure that your child carries their own epipen on them at all times with a copy of their ASCIA Action Plan.

Please call 4677 1242 to discuss health condition requirements with the Student Central office.

These forms are all available on the school website under 'Supporting our students' and 'Student health and safety' tabs.

 

 

 

 

We are committed to ensuring a safe and happy environment for your child.

We support your child’s health and safety through a range of strategies including:

For more information, visit the student wellbeing section of the department’s website.

Like all NSW public schools, we promote the healthy development of students through:

  • school programs and practices that protect and promote health and safety
  • supporting individual students who need help with health issues
  • providing first aid and temporary care of students who become unwell or who have an accident at school.

Student wellbeing

Like all NSW public schools, we provide safe learning and teaching environments to encourage healthy, happy, successful and productive students.

The department is committed to creating quality learning opportunities for children and young people. These opportunities support wellbeing through positive and respectful relationships and fostering a sense of belonging to the school and community.

The Wellbeing Framework for Schools helps schools support the cognitive, physical, social, emotional and spiritual development of students and allows them to connect, succeed and thrive throughout their education.

Positive Behaviour for Learning

At our school, we use Positive Behaviour for Learning – a whole-school approach for creating a positive, safe and supportive school climate where students can learn and develop. Our whole school community works together to establish expected behaviours and teach them to all students.