https://www.hdft.nhs.uk/services/childrens-services/

The healthly child service links health,education and social care to improve the health of children from  5- 19 . It plays an important role by working with schools and families to address the health and special education al needs of children and young people.

What do I do if my child is ill?

Please ensure that you contact the early Years  school office  before 9.15am on the first day of absence. The school will contact all parents before 9.30am if their child is not in school and their absence has not been notified. Please refer to the pdfinfection control chart if you are unsure about any illness and isolation periods.

How do I get in touch with the School Nurse for help and advice about my child?

If you have any concerns about your child's health then you can contact the Healthy Child Team  on 01423 557711 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  who will be happy to help and support you.Please see the school medical policy for more infromation and advice

Athelstan school is very grateful of any help and support from parents and carers. In line with the schools safeguarding policy and procedures we ask that all volunteers complete an induction and are subject to the schools own risk assessment and volunteer code of conduct . Volunteers who are helping on a regular basis in school will also be asked to undergo an enhanced DBS Check and take part in a school safeguarding induction. Details of this can be obtained from the school office.

What Extended child care service does Athelstan offer?

Athelstan school works in partnership with Time out. A local before and after school ofsted registered child care provider. Time out bring children to school and collect at the end of the day. They offer term time provision from 7.30am until 9am and from 3.00pm until 6.00pm. They also provide holiday support and support on staff training days. For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact on 01977 689239

From Autumn 2017 the school will provide on site before and after school provision in a purpose built room .This will be part of the schools growth and expansion programme.