The Healthy Schools Team
Leeds Healthy Schools is part of the Health & Wellbeing Service, Leeds Council Children’s Services directorate. We also provide additional support, resources and training which are available through www.schoolwellbeing.co.uk
The Healthy Schools Team comprises of a specialist team of advisers, with a proven track record of achievements, with a wealth of experience over many years.
What we offer
Our area of work focusses on supporting schools to raise attainment and achievement by improving the health and wellbeing of pupils. We aim to achieve this through working together with schools, and our partners, to offer an effective, evidence-based online School Health Check tool available to schools and school settings nationally and internationally.
We support schools with
Healthy Schools Status (through the completion of the School Health Check)
Health Champion Status (through a targeted case study to improve health and wellbeing)
MindMate Friendly Status (through the completion of the SEMH strand on the School Health Check and a MindMate Friendly Assessment) Leeds schools only
MindMate Champion Status (through a targeted case study to improve mental health and wellbeing) For schools that have had an MindMate Friendly Assessment. Leeds schools only.
PSHE, including Relationships, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Health Education (HE) and Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco Education
School Food, Nutrition and Cooking
Citizenship and Sustainability
Social, Emotional and Mental Health
Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood Prevention and Support
Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development (SMSC), including British Values and Character Education
Pupil Voice and Participation
What we offer
Training and support
Central and bespoke training
In school support/training
Direct delivery in school
Email and telephone support
Audits and supporting programmes
SMSC Audits – Leeds school only
Asthma Friendly Schools Award
Healthy Schools Early Years programme
POST 16 SEMH programme
Teaching resources and policies
External assessments of Healthy Schools available to all schools through a Service Level Agreement or an additional cost.
MindMate – available to Leeds schools only
MindMate Friendly Assessments
Support to achieve MindMate Champion Status
Support to achieve Health Champion Status – Leeds only
Schools external to Leeds are able to purchase an external Service Level Agreement (SLA). A range of options are available which allows schools to tailor the SLA to suit their needs.
How we can help
In addtion to this online toolkit we can help through one to one meetings, whole school staff or cluster meetings, training courses, workshops, networking, email and telephone. We have a wide range of expertise within the team who can advise or signpost to further information or resources. We have resources and training to support both teaching and evaluation processes.
Our extended service is available on a pay as you go basis or through a traded Service Level Agreement. You can find more information about this via our traded website - Leeds for Learning
Other ways to get support.
- Please use this website - it is full of useful information and resources
- Follow us on twitter: @healthyschools_
- Use the contact us facility
- Click this link for our latest training courses
Meet the Healthy Schools Team
Healthy Schools Consultants/Adviser