Last reviewed on 6 July 2022
Statutory/mandatory for: Maintained schools Academies Free schools Pupil referral units

Download and adapt our model policy for supporting pupils with medical conditions. If you prefer to write or review your own, use our checklist setting out what your policy should include, and compare your policy with those from other schools and trusts.

Download our model policy

All state-funded schools, including academies and free schools, are required to have a policy on supporting pupils with medical conditions.

Our model policy is designed for you to adapt to suit your school’s context. 

Approved by Forbes Solicitors, all of our model documents take account of relevant requirements and good practice. They are easy to adapt, will save you time and help you keep your school compliant.

Use our policy checklist

If you'd rather write your own policy or want help reviewing your existing one, download our checklist and use it to find out what you should cover. 

You must make 'reasonable adjustments' for pupils with disabilities

He or she has a physical or mental impairment, and The impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to