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Health & Vaccinations

Health & Vaccinations

Dear Parents

We have been advised by the School Nurse Team that the BCG vaccination is now available to those at increased risk of TB.

While the BCG vaccine (which stands for Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine) is no longer given as part of the routine NHS childhood vaccination schedule, it is recommended for school age children who have an increased risk of developing TB, such as children who have recently arrived from countries with high levels of TB, or children who have come into close contact with somebody infected with respiratory TB.

This vaccination is now available from the SEPT immunisation service.   Please refer to the attachment below for more information and to arrange your child’s vaccination.

Many thanks

School Nurse Team


HPV Vaccinations

Year 8 students returning in September will be due the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccines.  These will take place in School on Friday 3 September. Please find attached a letter containing the secure link to complete your child’s form. The letter also includes the link to additional information about the vaccine.  If you need any assistance completing the electronic form please contact  The Immunisation Team direct on 0300 790 0597”

Please click below to download Addresses & Contact Telephone Numbers for the Essex School Age and Community Immunisation Service