Important message for parents and carers.
We are aware of a number of cases of scabies in the Academy. Advice from the NHS is to please look out for symptoms (itchy skin rash) and seek advice from GP or pharmacist for treatment. Household and close contacts should be treated at the same time. Students with symptoms should be kept at home until after first treatment. Students with scabies can then return to the Academy after the first treatment.
There are also a very good information page on the NHS website: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Scabies/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Please also refer to the information sheet: Scabies Information Sheet