My DS 5, threw-up twice in the middle of the night. He seems fine this morning, colour in his cheeks, and has had toast for breakfast. He has a class football match this afternoon that he's been desperate to play in and he'll be gutted if he can't take part. Do you think i can send him in later today as long as he continues to be ok?
My class had 4 weeks of a vomiting bug going round EVERYONE. all because one child was sent in when obviously unwell and then he projectile vomited across the classroom. It was awful! Please keep him home.
Yes - if you're confident it was a one off. Kids throw up all the time, especially in the middle of the night, for no apparent reason. (both mine did anyway). If they'd had an interupted night's sleep I would let them sleep in a bit and take them in late.
No, ds is off school today because of sickness bug and is distraught about missing something going on at school today he was looking forward to, but hey that's life. Don't risk infecting others, that is very selfish.
Thanks for the responses - normally I would say no too, just that he seems completely fine this morning and has just asked for more breakfast. School office said 48 hours at home, however having emailed his teacher, the response was bring him in later today.
Please keep him at home. Other children are vulnerable. I have a child at home with cancer. His brother is at school and is a risk if bringing home bugs from other kids whose patents have not kept them off the required time. A nasty bug can put my child in hospital. Please act responsibly as you have no idea if other children are vulnerable.
So one child doesn't want to miss a football match, so goes to school and infects all the other children who - believe it or not! - might also feel a bit miffed if their own favourite activities are messed up because said child has passed a stomach bug on to them. Great.
Everyone is assuming he has a bug. He might just have thrown up for someother reason - being over-tired, over excited, too many sweets, some food that didn't agree with him. If he's fine, then it's not likely to be a bug - take him to school!