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Health needs assessment

Good health is linked to educational attainment, therefore the healthier children are, the more likely they are to attend school regularly, focus, participate in lessons and achieve their potential.

In line with government guidelines reception aged children and year 6 children are offered a comprehensive health assessment by their School Nursing Service.

The aim of the assessment is to identify any support that your child may need. It is possible that a School nurse will get in touch with you afterwards to offer help and support to you and your child.

The questions are simple and non-intrusive, however will alert your school nursing service to any concerns your child may have with a view of intervening early to prevent concerns developing.