Anaphylaxis is a severe, rapidly progressive allergic reaction that is potentially life threatening. The most common allergens in school aged children are peanuts, eggs, tree nuts, cow’s milk, fish and shellfish, wheat, soy, sesame, latex, certain insect stings and medication. The keys to prevention of anaphylaxis are planning, risk minimisation, awareness and education.
PARENT PAYMENT POLICY
School councils are able to request payments or contributions for education items and services from parents and guardians for students in Victorian government schools in the three categories – essential education items, optional education items and voluntary financial contributions.
HEALTH CARE NEEDS POLICY
Purpose To ensure that Fawkner Primary School provides appropriate support to students with health care needs. Objective To explain to Fawkner Primary School parents, carers, staff and students the processes and procedures in place to support students with health care needs at school.