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Student flu vaccination 2021

A message from the NHS:

It is now time for your child’s yearly flu nasal spray!

The free seasonal flu spray is offered to all children and young people in school.

Even if your child received this last year it is recommended, they have it again this year or they won’t be protected. With COVID-19 in circulation it is more important than ever to reduce the number of those becoming ill with flu this winter to help protect them and the NHS.

What do you need to do?

You must complete one online consent form for each of your children.

It is important every child has a completed form which states if you would like them to receive the flu vaccination spray or not.

The online consent form can be found through this link:

Visit date: 28th September 2021                    School code: NG122949

If you decide you want to withdraw consent you must email at least 24 hours before your schools session.

The nasal spray may not be suitable for some children, for more information visit

Please note: If any of the following happen after completing this form you must contact the School Aged Immunisation Service: if your child becomes wheezy, has a bad attack of asthma, has started steroid tablets for asthma or has had this vaccination anywhere else. 

How will the vaccination be given to your child?

We are a team of skilled and experienced nurses and support staff. The flu vaccination is a quick and simple spray up the nose.

Step one: The nurse places the tip of a thin plastic tube just inside the nostril.
The child can breathe normally whilst the vaccine is given.

Step two: Half of the vaccine is sprayed in one nostril.

Step three: The other half of the vaccine is sprayed into the other nostril.

If you have any questions or need support to complete the consent form, please contact our friendly team:


Downloadable version:  2021 Flu Invite Derrymount

2021 Gedling Summer Activities

A packed programme of free and affordable activities has been planned for the  school summer holidays to keep children and young people occupied and active
across Gedling borough.

The fun activities on offer from Gedling Borough Council, who has put together the programme, include roller discos, snorkelling, arts and crafts, a picnic in the park event, and some special movie related events.

Summer Staycation Booklet 2021

Climbing New Heights

After over a year of Covid restrictions and uncertainty, it was a pleasure to take out students from M3 before the half term break. As soon as restrictions began to ease, students were excited and enthusiastic about their first trip of the academic year and chose to visit Matlock Bath and the Heights of Abraham. They enjoyed a ride on the cable cars, a visit down the cavern and a fish and chip lunch by the river. The resilience and determination shown by students who were incredibly apprehensive about the cable cars was incredible!

Miss Williams, Mr Bastow and Miss Gardner were overwhelmed by the impeccable behaviour of all students whilst out in the community and look forward to planning the next class outing. Well done M3 for being such wonderful ambassadors for Derrymount!

Community Kitchen

If you are struggling to feed yourself or your family or you know someone who is St Mary’s Church will be providing free hot takeaway meals every Saturday, for anyone who wants them.
Drop-in to collect from St Mary’s Church & Community Kitchen on Saturdays, 12.15pm till 1.30pm, no questions asked.

Community Kitchen Leaflet

Derrymount School