School age immunisation programme
The Solent NHS Trust immunisation team deliver school immunisation programme in Portsmouth and Southampton for children aged 4 up to their 18 birthday in schools. Find out more about the immunisation team here.
You will receive notification of the vaccination dates at Ark Charter Academy via letter and/or text from the school.
School Age Immunisation Information Booklet
An information booklet published by Public Health England about immunisations for young people is here.
School Aged Immunisation
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which causes HPV related cancers. In 2018 the Government announced that this would become an adolescent vaccination available to all young people from 12 until 17 years old. From September 2019, the HPV vaccine has been available for all Year 8 pupils and they will continue to be offered the vaccine until they leave school.
Nasal Flu has been delivered in Primary schools since 2015 and is now extended to Y7.
- The children's flu vaccine is safe and effective. It's offered every year to children to help protect them and the wider community against flu.For more information about the flu vaccination, visit the NHS website here.
School Leavers/Teenage Booster
School Leavers/Teenage Booster: Meningococcal disease strains A,C,W,Y (MenACWY) cause meningitis and septicaemia. Visit the NHS website here for more information about the Men ACWY vaccination.
Visit the NHS website here for more information on Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio
This is offered to all Year 9 students and they will continue to be offered the vaccine until they leave school.
Consent for vaccinations
If you have any questions please contact the school nurse team via: firstname.lastname@example.org