Communicable Diseases


Adopted on 17th June 2019

Reviewed February 2023

Next Review Date February 2026


Policy Statement

The KingsGate School BOT recognizes its responsibility to provide a healthy and safe environment. This includes protection from those who are carrying, suspected of carrying, or are at risk of carrying a communicable disease.



a. To ensure that KingsGate School meets its responsibilities to provide a safe physical environment for students, staff and visitors.

b. To support the accessibility of immunisation as a means of reducing the spread of disease.

c. To recognise that people with blood-borne viruses (HIV, hepatitis A, B and C) are healthy, able to work and study, need a supportive environment and are of little risk to others when the appropriate safety precautions are followed.

d. To ensure the disclosure of health status information complies with the principles of the Privacy Act 1993.



a. Kingsgate School will follow the guidance issued by MOE and/or MOH.

b. The school will ensure that all members of the School community are protected as far as possible from infection.

c. The school will provide appropriate information to parents, staff and students if and when necessary

d. The school will safeguard the privacy of all members of the School community.

e. The school will take opportunities to keep itself informed about communicable diseases.

f. Staff will be made familiar with the procedures on handling infectious diseases


g. If a student’s health is causing concern, staff will notify the Principal and where a communicable disease is suspected, the appropriate authorities will be notified.

h. The school will reserve the right to exclude students who are known to be carrying a communicable disease

i. The school will reserve the right to impose and enforce a period of time for incubation on those school personnel (staff and students) when there is a possibility of said personnel carrying a communicable disease.

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