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What they said about the Healthy Schools Programme
"It wasn't about the plaque or the Healthy Schools logo on letters, or the Ofsted approval, it was about the passion and enthusiasm of the whole school that the children cared about"
Greenwood Junior School
"The children enjoy doing the New Activate scheme after break times, saying 'it helps them to focus on work'"
Rise Park Primary and Nursery School
City of Nottingham

Nottingham Local
Healthy Schools Programme

The Nottingham Local Health Schools Programme is led and delivered through a partnership between Nottingham City Public Health and Early Intervention. It's aims are:

  • To support children and young people in developing healthy behaviours
  • To help to raise pupil achievement
  • To help to reduce health inequalities
  • To help to promote social inclusion
  • To support schools in becoming health-promoting environments
  • To contribute to relevant local health strategies as appropriate
Key objectives
  • To support City schools to achieve Local Healthy School Status (LHSS) (based on the national criteria)
  • To support City schools to implement the Health and Well-being Improvement Model (HWBIM)
  • To support schools and partner organisations to improve their planning, delivery and assessment of all aspects of PSHE/Life Skills
Priority Issues
  • Sex and Relationships Education
  • Emotional Health and Wellbeing including SEAL and anti-bullying
  • Oral Health
  • Healthy Lifestyles including Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Substance Misuse, including Alcohol and Tobacco
  • Participation, including school councils
  • Raising Aspiration
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Managing Risk and Staying Safe (including internet safety)
The Healthy Schools team provides a free advisory and training service supporting schools to follow a "Plan, Do and Review" cycle of health improvements for children and young people. Please feel free to contact any member of the team for help and support.