Hednesford Valley High

Hednesford Vallery High School

Life at Hednesford Valley High

School Immunisations

Patient Information Leaflet for Flu vaccination (nasal spray) - 14th & 15th October 2020

School Nurse

Sandra Thompson – Special Needs School Nurse.

Our role at Hednesford Valley High is a partnership between Health and Education so children with Special Needs and complex health needs can access school, and reach their full potential.

Our role is vast but includes the following:-

  • Liaising with parents and other professionals regarding health needs.
  • Complete, review and update assessments and care plans in partnership with families and the child.
  • Provide training to school staff in specific areas such as Epilepsy, Asthma and Allergies for individual student’s needs.
  • Provide interventions, enteral feeding, medication, continence assessments.
  • Refer to other agencies when needed.
  • Attend meetings.
  • Work in partnerships regarding Safeguarding.
  • Telephone consultations with parents.
  • Health promotions with students.
  • Organise consultation with Senior Paediatrician at Crown House or at the school.
  • Work with individual students or groups on specific aspects of changes throughout puberty.

We are not in school on set days but are usually in 2-3 times a week.

Parents can contact us on the following numbers:

School - 01543 423714
Sandra Thompson - 07540 749003


Introduction Pack from the School Nurse