Medication and Illness

If your child is unwell and unable to come to school, can you please phone school or email before 9am on their first day of absence.

Phone: 0131 3326109


Please let us know your child’s name, class and the reason for their absence. Certain illnesses require periods of absence advised by the NHS. This information can be found in the ‘NHS Summary of Recommended Absence for Communicable Diseases’ below:

Your child may require medication on a short or loner term basis. Medication can be administered in school on receipt of the relevant medical form. No medication is allowed to be administered without the correct form. The forms can be collected from the office and are also available below:

P4-7 Self Administered Medication

Short term prescribed medication

Long-term prescribed medication in school

Long-term as required Inc Asthma