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Headlice Policy

East Wichel Community Primary Pupil School and Nursery



Head Lice Policy


  • If a child is observed as having Head Lice the class teacher will inform the parents at the end of the day.


  • If a case of head lice is known in a class, a leaflet will be sent home to all families which will provide guidance about treatment.


  • Regular ‘Bug Buster’ weekends will be announced during the year, to ensure the spread of head lice is kept to a minimum.


  • No child will be excluded for having Head Lice.


  • Treatment and special combs are available from the chemist.