Consenting for a child’s school aged vaccinations (including the COVID-19 vaccination)
Parents and carers of pupils will give consent for their child’s school-aged vaccinations online using a new e-consent form instead of the paper forms which are sent home from school. Find out more about e-consent.
Routine childhood vaccinations
Routine childhood vaccinations include:
- Seasonal flu
- DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, polio)
- HPV (human papillomavirus)
- MMR (measles, mumps and rubella)
View the GOV.UK routine childhood vaccination schedule
COVID-19 vaccine – children and young people
Who can get a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine
Guidance for parents (including FAQs): Vaccination programme for children and young people
Read the UK Chief Medical Officers’ advice on the COVID-19 vaccination for 12 to 15 year olds.
View the Public Health England guidance and resources for schools.
COVID-19 vaccination programme for children and young people: guidance for parents
UK Chief Medical Officers’ advice on the COVID-19 vaccination for 12 to 15 year olds
Resources for children and young people:
Information for children and young people on what to expect after COVID-19 vaccination