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Our school has many years of experience with students who have allergies. From mild asthmatic reactions to severe anaphylactic episodes, Upwey Primary School is a safe environment for your children. We have developed prevention strategies and trained all staff in reacting to such instances.

Here are a number of strategies in place:

  • All staff are certified Level 2 First Aiders, Emergency Asthma Management & Anaphylaxis Awareness who attend annual refresher courses

  • Student Health Care Plan in a number of key areas located throughout the school

  • Procedures to identify at risk students and inform visiting/new staff

  • Procedures to minimise risks for students while on excursion/camp and carry medications at all times

  • Appropriate storage of medication and adrenaline auto-injectors

If you would like more detailed information, please contact the school office.

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