Unfortunately headlice seem to be doing the rounds once again!
Please could you all check your child’s hair on a daily basis and take the appropriate action if any lice or eggs are found. Also, please remind your child to keep his/her hair away from other children’s as this is how they are passed from person to person and it is advisable that girl’s hair should please be worn up in a bobble.
Detailed below are two methods which can be used to treat headlice effectively. If any of you would like more details or further advice please do not hesitate to contact us here at school.
“Wet combing method”
Head lice may be cleared over a two week period by the following method:
Your health visitor or local pharmacist will be able to recommend lotions and rinses which are specially made to kill lice and their eggs quickly and safely. The particular treatment changes from time to time, as lice become resistant to one particular product.
The best way to check for lice is as described in the “wet combing method”.