East Maitland Public School

Respect Responsibility Learning

Telephone02 4933 7524






Children requiring medication to be administered at school must have written instructions from the parent outlining the following:

  1. Child's name and class
  2. Name of the medication
  3. Dosage rate and frequency
  4. Reason for the medication

A special form available from the office must be completed, stating all these details.

All medication must be taken to the School Administration Officer in the Administration Block for safekeeping and supervised administration.

Parents are personally responsible for replacing prescribed medication.




In general, schools do not administer medication which has not been specifically requested by a medical practitioner for a particular student for a particular condition.

Arrangements for over the counter medications to be administered to students may occur if the parent/caregiver contacts the medication administration officer and the Principal, by phone and in writing.