Half term is now upon us – marking half way through this academic year. I wish all the children a happy half term break.
It has come to our attention that the city’s schools are experiencing significant levels of absence due to sickness, headache and fever. So far Hunter’s Bar pupils have remained comparatively healthy!
The best advice to help reduce the spread of infection is for you not to send your child to school when s/he is poorly.
Within schools and among family members, the single most important measure to reduce the spread of flu is meticulous attention to handwashing. Coughing or sneezing into your hands, or using a handkerchief, covers your hands with flu virus, which then can be readily transferred to other people's hands or hard surfaces, thus passing on the infection.