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London Good Diabetes Care in School Award winners

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We know that many schools across the UK are caring for children with Type 1 diabetes brilliantly because parents have told us. That's why we're celebrating and showcasing the fantastic care they provide through theGood Diabetes Care in School Award.As part of theType 1 diabetes: Make the grade campaign, this exciting award recognises the schools that are making sure children and young people with Type 1 diabetes get the most out of their time at school.

Congratulations to the Good Diabetes Care in School Award holders in London, Diabetes UK officially recognises that these schools deliver effective diabetes care and management. View the winning schools below, and to view the national winners go to ourhonour wall.

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Joseph Clarke School, London

Valid until March 2018

The school is excellent in supporting my foster daughter. They always keep me informed of any problem.

Parent

The children are given as much information as appropriate and allow them to undertake as much of their care themselves as is possible. 

Healthcare Professional

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Joseph Clarke School, London 

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Riversdale Primary School, London 

Valid until November 2017

They are doing an amazing job. My son's diabetes is very difficult to control and the staff makes sure he is alright all the time. The care is fantastic,  nothing is too difficult for them and I feel safe leaving them in school!"

Parent

Riversdale staff goes the extra mile when caring for their pupils and in this case they definitely deserve an award for their hard work!"

Healthcare Professional

Willowfield Humanites College, London

Valid until June 2018

They care! They are facilitative and not judgemental. They are respectful of my child's needs and ours as a family. 

Parent

The school has a support group for pupils with diabetes. 

Healthcare Professional

Kerem School, London

Valid until June 2018

The school have allowed my son to live a normal and healthy life from the age of 4. The day to day care is beyond exceptional. The school have adapted seamlessly to the care of my son.  My son loves going to school.  

Parent

Brilliant support and care from the school. They have a great relationship with the family.

Healthcare Professional

Dr Triplett's C of E School, London

Valid until November 2018

My son is one in four children at the school with Type 1 Diabetes. They have an organized system in place for testing and each has their own box for testing supplies. Each room has a medical bay which is taken out to breaktime and any time thye leave the room.I feel very confident leaving my son at school. His day to day care is excelent. He is able to take part in football after school.

Parent

School has arranged for training with appropriate staff.

Healthcare Professional

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Downe Manor Primary School, London

Valid until November 2018

The school is very supportive and are always willing to learn and adapt their care to each child making sure they never miss out on anything, and are treated the same. They go beyond the call of duty to make sure the children are happy and confortable with their every day care. 

Parent

Downe Manor Primary School has arranged for training for appropriate staff with the diabetes team to manage the child's diabetes. They have also called for advice if there are any concerns regarding the individual health care plan.

Healthcare Professional

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Pickhurst Academy, West Wickham

Valid until March 2018

The school has been very supportive and always there for myself and my daughter. They take onboard anything I have to say, work with me and ensure my daughter is their number one priority. Exceptional care.

Parent

The school makes sure she can perform to the best of her ability and to advise teachers of where and when she needs extra help and understanding.

Healthcare Professional

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Minet Nursery and Infant School, Hayes

Valid until June 2019

The school daily plan book for my daughter's insulin and lunch meals.

Parent

The school regularly contact our team when the patients' BG levels are out of target.

Healthcare Professional

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Sutton Tuition and Reintegration Service, Carshalton

Valid until June 2019

Since attenting Sutton, my daughter is happier and her attendence has improved because of the support around her diabetes.

Parent

The school staff are very good at communicating with the team and the family. They always ask if unsure. Their aim is to ensure the child is included in all aspects of education and is in a safe environment.

Healthcare Professional

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The John Lyon School, Harrow-on-the-Hill

Valid until June 2019

Very supportive staff. Great school nurse, always caring for my son.

Parent

The pupils are able to fully participate in school life. School staff are kept up to date on pupils medical conditions.

Healthcare Professional

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