Sickness Procedure

If your child is feeling under the weather, is showing signs of being unwell or requires medicines such as Calpol, please consider if they are well enough to attend Preschool before sending them, this avoids any potential illnesses spreading to the other children and to the staff of Cherry Pips.

We have a duty of care to all our children, we will send away any children who are poorly on arrival at Preschool, we will also send home any children who show signs and symptoms of being unwell during the day. We follow the NHS guidelines – a child must not attend Preschool for 48 hours after their last bout of sickness and diarrhoea.

Reporting your child’s absence—please telephone the Preschool on 01322 242011 ext. 2 or email

Thank you for your understanding.