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Chickenpox case confirmed at Westlake

The Health Centre has been advised that there has been a confirmed case of chickenpox in the Year 11  cohort and the infected student was at school during the contagious phase of the infection.

Early symptoms are the same as a common cold and the virus is spread by coughing and sneezing. It can take 10-21 days after contact with an infected case to develop chickenpox. However, if you have had chickenpox or received a vaccine against the illness it is highly unlikely you will develop the infection.

Chickenpox is not a notifiable infectious disease. It is, however, a serious infectious illness for pregnant women and people with a reduced immune response.

Please refer to this website for more information.

 

Open Evening 2024

Open Evening for students wanting to enrol at Westlake Girls for 2025

We will hold an Open Evening for those considering enrolling at Westlake Girls in 2025 on Tuesday, 23 July. There will be a brief talk at 4 pm and repeated at 6 pm in our Event Centre. These talks will then be followed by guided tours of the school. All are welcome. No need to book; just come along.

Classes finish at 2.20pm to allow for setup.