Heartlands High School gets gold for healthy schools award
Thursday 8 December 2016
Heartlands High School have been awarded The Gold Healthy Schools award, the first secondary school to achieve the gold status in Haringey.
To gain this award, Andrew Whent, Head of PE, worked incredibly hard together with the student council in order to introduce:
- A wide range of delicious healthy meals in the school restaurant including a now very popular salad bar offering fresh fruit and vegetables;
- Superb offer of nutritious snack options in the school cafe;
- Ambitious education programme on healthy eating;
- A fantastic programme to increase the participation of young women in sports;
- A variety of very popular and high quality extra-curricular sport programmes including Sky Sports Living for Sports.
Elen Roberts, the Head of the School said,
Healthy lifestyle is linked directly to academic attainment and progress and we can see from our fantastic results that our commitment to being a Healthy School of Gold standard has had a great impact! I am very proud of students and staff for achieving this accolade!
There are only 73 schools in London meeting the ambitious criteria for the gold status.