Healthy Schools Programme
The Haringey Healthy Schools Programme aims to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people across the borough.
The scheme is sponsored by the Mayor of London as part of the London Healthy Schools Programme (external link), and contains four overarching topics:
- Healthy eating
- Physical activity
- Emotional health and wellbeing
- Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE), including Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)
Schools participating in the Haringey Healthy Schools Programme can benefit from:
- Guidance and support to work towards the Bronze, Silver and Gold Healthy Schools awards
- Termly network meetings, to share good practice and meet other key professionals who contribute to the Healthy Schools programme
- The next Healthy Schools Network Meeting takes place on 24 June, 3.15pm
- Schools can sign up to the Healthy Schools Newsletter by emailing: HealthySchools@haringey.gov.uk
- Access to free or subsidised resources and support programmes, which are commissioned as part of the Healthy Schools Programme
Benefits for schools:
- Improved health and wellbeing outcomes for pupils, staff, parents/carers and the wider school community
- Promoting the health and wellbeing of pupils has the potential to improve their educational outcomes and their health and wellbeing outcomes (external link)
- A whole-school approach to improving health and wellbeing
- Evidence for OFSTED inspections on children's wellbeing
- Recognition of the school's achievement
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