First Aid

The school has a Health and Safety policy that meets the Department for Education guidance that we should have a sensible and proportionate approach to Health and Safety that promotes risk awareness/management rather than total risk avoidance.

This means that our pupils will not miss out on challenging exciting activities and learning opportunities, and the chance to develop new skills.

Occasionally children may suffer a bump or fall at school. During the school day a child may also feel sick or require medical treatment.

Headley Park have trained first aiders who can assess any injury and undertake minor first aid like cleaning a graze, applying bandages/plasters or the use of cold compresses to bumps.

What we will do

  • A trained first aider will assess the injury and provide first aid treatment.
  • If the injury is serious paramedic support will be sought.
  • If your child has bumped their head we will keep them under observation and if returned to class ensure their teacher knows.
  • Where an injury is other than minor we will contact you and discuss what has happened.
  • Children who have been given first aid will have a sticker put on their jumper/cardigan to indicate they have either had first aid or bumped their head.

Parent/Carer actions

  • When providing us with the start of year data information sheet for your child let us know if they have any medical condition or allergies. You should let us know if they have an allergic reaction to plasters or certain foods.
  • Keep us up to date with any changes.
  • In the case of food allergies, if you child is having a school meal please check the menu and the allergen information displayed in the school reception.
  • If your child comes home with a First Aid sticker please check the injury and replace any dressing.

Administration of Medicines

We want to ensure that pupils with medication receive appropriate care and support at school which supports continuity of education and wellbeing. The Headteacher, as responsible officer, authorises members of the School staff in giving or supervising pupils taking prescribed medication during the school day where the administration of the medication is not unduly onerous.

Please note the school is only able to administer medication prescribed by a Medical or Dental Practitioner displaying a pharmaceutical label printed with your child’s name.

The school can NOT administer ANY OTHER MEDICATION

If you wish you child to be given prescribed medication at school please complete a Prescribed Medication Record Card which is available in the online forms section of this website or from the School office.

If children refuse to take medicines, staff will not force them to do so, and will inform the parents of the refusal, as a matter of urgency, on the same day. If a refusal to take medicines results in an emergency, the school’s emergency procedures will be followed.

 

It is your responsibility to notify the school in writing if your child’s need for medication has ceased. It is also your responsibility to renew the medication when supplies are running low and to ensure that the medication supplied is within its expiry date. Parents will be reminded if staff identify supplies are running low on a best endeavours basis.

First Aid Document

You can download a copy of this document here to have for your records.

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Our Primary School

Miriam Fredrickson is Headteacher, Nick Smith Chair of the Local Governing Body and Emma Cave (Business Manager) is responsible for coordinating queries from parents and other members of the public. It is also great to be part of the Cathedral Schools Trust and to share best practice with their South Bristol schools to the benefit of all our pupils.

 

All queries relating to the school, request for paper copies of this website content and curriculum content should be directed to Miriam Fredrickson (Headteacher) office@headleypark.bristol.sch.uk.

 

SENDCO, Mark Inskip minskip@headleypark.bristol.sch.uk. Please see local offer under policies.

 

Chair of Governors, Nick Smith nsmith1@headleypark.bristol.sch.uk.

 

Headley Park falls within the Bristol City Council Local Authority Area https://www.bristol.gov.uk/.

 

The school complaints policy is shown in the policies tab of this website.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 2:17am
We loved having @PrimaryBristol, @stokepark16 and @VPPBristol over this afternoon for a football round-robin. ⚽

Well done to all of the children involved - the matches were played in a great spirit and were a terrific example of what we're about within @CST_Schools 🙌 https://t.co/GqPWIZkRn6
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Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at 2:50am
A big well done to our Boy's Football Team on their 5-5 draw this evening 👏

Thanks to @Greenfieldeact for being such great hosts 🙌

Amazing game to watch!
#TeamHP #SportForAll #Proud https://t.co/zGkDoXYN3D
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Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 6:09am
Friends of Headley Park put on an amazing fireworks display tonight. Thanks to all our volunteers and all the support from @StAldhelmsAFC1 and @allenstone25 and @distantthunder Brilliant community event https://t.co/wCykyc0lQw HeadleyParkPrim photo
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Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 1:03am
Hard fought 2-1 victory this evening vs @HarecliveEACT in the first game of the South Bristol Football League season.

Well done to all of the #TeamHP boys involved who played some great football ⚽
#SportForAll https://t.co/fxCkgGKgCy
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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at 6:37pm
A brilliant experience meeting Team GB and @bristolwestac athlete, @EmilyDiamond11! 🏅

She shared her experiences, training routines and even her 2016 Olympic Bronze Medal! 🥉

A truly inspirational role-model. We'll be following your road Tokyo with interest!
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