Schools play an invaluable role in looking after the health of their students. Immunisation against a number of diseases is one strategy which contributes to the wellbeing of both the individual and the community as a
School immunisation programs are regarded as a highly efficient and cost-effective way to immunise an age group which can otherwise be difficult to reach.
Queensland Health acknowledges the important role schools play in helping service providers conduct a vaccination clinic. Queensland Health’s annual School Immunisation Program (SIP) provides secondary school students in state schools across Queensland the opportunity to be vaccinated against a range of
The following vaccines are offered for Year 7 students:
• Human papillomavirus (HPV)
• Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (whooping cough)
The following vaccine is offered for Year 10 students:
• Meningococcal A, C, W and Y
Year 7 students:
- Term 1 Week 8 Tuesday 16 March and
- Term 4 Week 2 Tuesday 12 October
Year 10 students:
- Term 3 Week 6 Monday 16 August
Any parent/caregiver that is unable to access online forms may either visit Junior Secondary Student Services office to collect and complete the form or have your child take the form home for completion and return to PBC.
Parent/caregivers who do not return a consent form will not be contacted. Students will not be vaccinated without a valid consent form.