Market Drayton Infant & Nursery School

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Strep A Guidance


Please be advised that we have confirmed cases of Strep A in school which have been reported to the Department for Education.
We have received the following information from them to pass on to the whole school community.

Strep A

Following a number of confirmed cases of Strep A across several schools in the country, please see the below guidance for parents regarding what symptoms to look out for.

 Group A Strep - What you need to know - UK Health Security Agency
Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a common bacteria. However, GAS does cause a number of infections, some mild and some more serious.


To ensure the Health & Safety of everybody, any confirmed cases should be notified to the school immediately; there are certain procedures in place that schools must follow in this instance, so prompt notification is essential.