Accessible Page Links


Page Tools

Main page Content

Year 8 and 10 Immunisations

30/01/2015
Our school is participating in Queensland Health’s annual School Based Vaccination Program. For Year 8 and Year 10 students, the program provides chickenpox and dTpa (Boostrix) vaccinations. Male and Female students will also be offered vaccination for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) as protection against cervical cancer.

See links to the right for more information

Year 8

Chickenpox

Our Year 8 student is eligible to receive one dose of chickenpox vaccine if they have not previously had chickenpox or been vaccinated against it. If you do not have a reliable history of your child having had chickenpox or you are unsure, then it is advisable to have the vaccination. If your child is aged 14 years and in Year 8, please read the consent form for further information.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Male and Female students in Year 8 are being offered immunisation against HPV. This involves three doses of vaccine given over 12 months. It is important that you read the information in the consent forms. The vaccinations will be conducted by a team of specially trained registered nurses and/or a medical practitioner. The vaccination team will be visiting the school to give the free vaccinations.

dTpa (Boostrix)

Only students who have a completed and signed consent form/s (ticked yes) will be vaccinated. If you would like your child to be vaccinated, please fill in the consent form/s and return the form/s to the school by Thursday 5 February 2015.

Year 10

Year 10 male and female students will be offered a Diphtheria Tetanus and Whooping Cough Booster. The vaccination will be conducted by a team of specially trained registered nurses. The vaccination team will be visiting the school to give the free vaccinations on the following dates:

Thursday 05 March 2015 Time: 9:00am (Boostrix)

It is important that you read the information in the consent form. Only students who have a completed and signed consent form (ticked yes) and returned by the advised due date will be vaccinated. If you would like your child to be vaccinated, please fill in the consent form/s and return the form/s to the school by Thursday 5 February 2015.