School Toolkit

 

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Share Good Times not Flu… In School has been reviewed and endorsed by the Personal Social and Health Education Association (PSHE) and is supported by the School and Public Health Nurse Association (SAPHNA)

Overview

Since the introduction of the nasal flu vaccine as part of the children’s vaccination programme, schools have supported its delivery by hosting immunisation sessions for their children.

These pages offer a range of free resources intended to complement materials offered to schools by local authority teams.

Schools Programme

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Is provided by AstraZeneca, makers of a nasal spray flu vaccine used in the national childhood immunisation programme.

Resources will help Headteachers/School Managers prepare for flu vaccination in school and assist you in preparing pupils and parents for what is going to take place.

 

Headteachers / School Managers

Planning the immunisation programme for your school

Vaccine administration visit

If your school is taking part in this year’s flu vaccination programme, you will be contacted by the local immunisation team. The immunisation team will be able to discuss local plans to vaccinate school aged children against flu.

 

Guide to support you and your staff to prepare for flu vaccination in your school.

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Free management and administration resources available

In order to help you facilitate the school nurse/ immunisation team with the least amount of disruption to your normal school day, and assist in preparing pupils and parents for what is to take place, a number of management and administration resources have been created. These are free and available to download from this site.

Template forms provided within the Guide will assist you in communicating key messages and logistics with parents.

From September 2017 these templates are available in: English.

Coming soon these items will also be available in Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali and Polish.

Downloadable Resource Packs

Pack 1 -
Overview of teaching and learning materials

Resources to help pupils understand:

  • What a 'germ' is
  • How 'germs' can make people feel unwell
  • How 'germs' can spread
  • How children can help stop the spread of 'germs'
  • What flu vaccine in school is
  • What will happen when they receive it
  • What pupils need to know about and do in advance of vaccination day

Pack Contents:

  • PSHE and Science based teaching and learning materials
  • Worksheets

Pack 2 -
Admin Resources for Staff

Resources to help plan for vaccination day in school:

  • Schools’ Management Guide
  • School to home templates

Pack Contents:

  • Frequently asked Questions and Answers
  • Check availability of FAQ info

 

Teachers

Teaching and learning resources for the immunisation programme

Preparing pupils and parents for what is about to take place

Your school is taking part in a national immunisation programme where a nasal spray flu vaccine will be given to school children (whose parents have given their consent).

Free curriculum teaching materials available

In order to help you prepare your pupils and their parents/carers for what is to take place, a number of teaching and learning resources have been created, including curriculum-linked lesson plans (for children aged 5-11 years). These are free and available to download from this site.

 

 

Teachers Notes: Understanding Flu and Flu vaccine

 

Downloadable Curriculum-linked Lesson Plans

Age 5-7 years: Core Lesson Plan

Pack contents:

  • Mini-module Lessons 1–3
  • Pupil Worksheet 1 – Outline of Human Body
  • Pupil Information Sheet 1 – Germs
  • Pupil Worksheet 2 – Ways to feel better
  • Pupil Information Sheet 2 – Words

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Age 7-11 years: Core Lesson Plan

Pack contents:

  • Mini-module Lessons 1–3
  • Pupil Worksheet 1 – Outline of Human Body
  • Pupil Information Sheet 1 – Germs

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Supporting Resources

 

Interactive whiteboard-compatible PPT

PowerPoint presentations include image to support lesson delivery

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Pupil Information

Pre-vaccination fact sheet

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Worksheet Templates

Work sheet templates

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You are encouraged to report side effects; talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet.
This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information.
You can help by reporting any side effects you may get. See www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard for how to report side effects.