School Mission Statement
Values and Ethos

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Old Road,
Crayford,
Kent DA1 4DZ

Telephone:
01322 524162

E-mail: admin@st-josephs.bexley.sch.uk

Headteacher:
Mrs J Sinclair BEd Hons

SENDCo
Mrs Yvonne Nicholls
 
General Enquiries:
Mrs D Heron ~ Office Manager

How to find us

Open Check Service Website to see if the school is closed due to poor weather

ParentView Ofsted Website to register views about our school

Free School Meals Bexley Borough Website to check if you are eligible for free school meals

Parent Information ~ School Health Matters

Exclusion Table for Infectious Diseases

The following table is to be used in conjunction with the 2010 Health Protection Agency (HPA) orange poster “Guidance on Infection Control in Schools and other Child Care Settings”. It is intended as an “exclusion at a glance” guide only.

Disease

Exclusion from school

Chicken pox

For 5 days from onset of rash

Diarrhoea and/or vomiting

For 48 hours from last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting

E.coli O157

48 hours from the last episode of diarrhoea. Longer exclusion may be required for some children. Consult HPU

Food poisoning

Until free of symptoms (diarrhoea and/or vomiting) for 48 hours

Flu

Until recovered

Hepatitis A

For 7 days from onset of jaundice (or seven days after symptom onset if no jaundice)

Impetigo

Until lesions are crusted or healed or 48 hours after commencing antibiotic treatment

Measles

For 4 days from onset of rash

Mumps

For 5 days from onset of swelling

Ringworm

Exclusion not usually required

Rubella

For 6 days from onset of rash

Scabies

Child can return after first treatment has commenced

Scarlet Fever

For 24 hours after commencing antibiotics

Shigella (dysentery)

For 48 hours from last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting. Longer exclusion may be required for some children. Consult HPU

Tuberculosis

For two weeks after treatment has started. HPU will advise on Action

Typhoid (and paratyphoid) For 48 hours from last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting. Longer exclusion may be required for some children. Consult HPU
Whooping Cough For 5 days from commencing antibiotic treatment. (Longer if antibiotics not started early)

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