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Annual Flu Vaccination information

Your child’s annual flu vaccination will be offered in school on Wednesday 22nd September.


This vaccination is recommended to help protect your child against flu. Flu can be an unpleasant illness and sometimes causes serious complications. Vaccinating your child will also help protect more vulnerable family and friends by preventing the spread of flu.


The vaccination is free and is a quick and simple spray up the nose. Even if your child had the vaccine last year, it is recommended that they have the flu vaccine again this year.


While COVID-19 is in circulation, the Healthcare team and school will follow guidelines to ensure children are safe when being offered the vaccine.


For further information about the vaccination programme please click on this link as it provides details about the small number of children for whom the nasal vaccine is not appropriate.


Please complete your child’s consent form online by clicking on the following link (even if you do not want your child to receive their flu vaccination):


If you prefer to complete a paper consent form, please call in at the school office for a copy.


For any queries about the immunisation programme, please contact the Immunisation Team:0151 295 3833.


Yours faithfully


Immunisation Team


If your child becomes wheezy or has their asthma medication increased after you return this form, or attends the GP for their flu vaccination please contact the Immunisation Team: 0151 295 3833.