SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH MEDICAL NEEDS AND ADMINISTERING FIRST AID Parents/Carers must have prime responsibility for their son/daughter’s health. They: • must provide the Academy with information about their son/daughter’s medical condition - parents should give details (where appropriate) in conjunction with the student’s GP or paediatrician • are responsible for suppl
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CACCN NEWSLETTER Inside this issue: Message from the President A Little of That Down East Feeling Well, it is hard to believe that the long hot days of summer have come and gone. All that remains are the flowers as little reminders of the beautiful summer evenings that we will be missing. The fall colors are in full bloom outlining the streets of Scarborough. Today we saw sno