Monthly Archives: October 2014

Is your child entitled to a Flu Vaccination?

Parents are being urged to use the half term to organise the free flu vaccination for their children if they are eligible.

All children aged 2, 3 and 4, and those in ‘at risk’ groups, are eligible for the vaccination and should have received a letter from their GPs inviting them to get the protection.

Those Eligible for the flu vaccinations:

  • All children aged 2, 3 and 4 on 1 September 2014
  • Children with serious medical conditions: chronic respiratory disease, heart disease, kidney disease at stage 3, 4 or 5, liver disease, splenic dysfunction, neurological disease or diabetes
  • A weakened immune system due to disease or treatment

Further information can be found in this Public Health England document.

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Half-Term holiday BASE Camps on offer at Bradford Council sports centres

Bradford Council is offering children within the Bradford area the chance to try out new sports this October half-term at BASE Camps at three sites across the district.

Bactive Sport and Exercise camps will be run at Richard Dunn Sports Centre and Nab Wood Sports Centre. Children between the ages of five and 13 can try out a host of new sports, as well as practising the sports they love.

Indoor only football, basketball, tennis and athletics will be on offer as well as some lesser practised sports such as handball, trampolining and dodge ball.

Further information can be found on the Base Camps flyer.