Asthma in schools

1) Asthma and school

Allergic conditions such as asthma, eczema and food allergies are becoming more common and it is thought at least a quarter of school age children are effected.

  • It is estimated there are on average two children in every classroom with asthma.
  • Most teachers and school staff are therefore experienced in dealing with asthma and other allergic conditions.
  • Children spend a huge amount of their time at school and it is important you as a parent or carer feel your child’s asthma is being well managed in the school environment.