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  1. Are you concerned about…Obesity Teenage PregnancySexual IssuesTeenage RelationshipsDrugs Bullying

  2. Our School is working towards National Healthy School Status.This involves working together to achieve a National standard in four themes:1.Personal, Social and Health Education2.Healthy eating3.Physical activity4.Emotional Health & Well-being

  3. A Healthy School is a place where: -The whole school community works together to share ideas.-Healthy eating is encouraged.-Young people can learn and develop life long skills.-The whole school has the opportunity to take part in physical activity.-The emotional health and well being of the whole school is given importance.-Everyone is valued equally.

  4. “A healthy school promotes the health and well being of its pupils and staff through a well planned, taught curriculum in a physical and emotional environment that promotes learning and healthy lifestyle choices” (National Healthy Schools, Dfes 2005)

  5. What does it mean for the school? -Healthy food choices. -More opportunities to exercise. -Opportunities to build self esteem and participate confidently. -Skills and knowledge to help pupils make positive decisions about their health. -The work at school complements what is learnt at home from parents, carers, family and friends as well as wider society.

  6. A Healthy and Happy Young Person

  7. What are we doing already? 1.Personal, Social and Healthy Education -Encourage young people to take responsibility for their own health and well-being.-Teach them how to develop a healthy lifestyle and address issues such as body image, healthy eating, healthy lifestyle choices.-Discuss issues of interest to young people e.g. advertising, drugs,eating disorders

  8. 2.Healthy Eating-Healthy eating is promoted throughout most curriculum areas (see food policy)-Cool water is freely available throughout the day to all members of the school community.-The school canteen provides a wide variety of delicious healthy foods at breakfast, break and dinner times (see menus). These new healthy menus were developed with the help of the school councillors.

  9. Cookery ClubWednesdays3:05-4:30pm  

  10. 3.Physical activityThe P.E department provides pupils with the opportunity to develop physically and to understand the practical impact of sport,exercise and dance.

  11. Sports-School visits provide pupils with activities to enhance their physical development e.g. activity centres.After school sports activities-Year 7&8 Netball Monday - All years Basketball Monday -Badminton Team Tuesday -Year 7 Football Tuesday -Year 10 &11 Football Tuesday

  12. -Year 9 & 10 Netball Wednesday -Year 8 Football Wednesday -Gifted and talented trampolining Wednesday -Year 9 football Wednesday-Year 9 &11 rugby FridayPrimary-Regular primary events, which encourage more exercise. The primary schools are taught dance and sports by our staff and use our facilities to promote enjoyment whilst exercising

  13. -Dance-Wigan Dance Youth Group Monday 4pm-7pm-Dance Club Wednesday after school-Boys Break dance Wednesday after school

  14. -The school council is at present working on a school travel plan using the information collated from the travel survey. This is to encourage pupils to walk and cycle more.

  15. 4.Emotional Health and Well-beingLearning mentor support-Ear 4 u-Friendship groups-Drop in sessions with the school nurse who can advise any pupils on healthy living including: food, exercise, drugs issues, emotional well-being. This enables pupils to make more informed choices.

  16. In D1 12:25-1:00pm Mon,Wed,Fri EAR 4 U We listen to year 7,8 and 9’s problems that they face e.g bullying, family problems etc.

  17. -Self-Esteem groups-Work around social skills -Regular meetings with parents of pupils who have a learning mentor-Support for parents-Text a problemSchool councillors-Our 3 school councillors provide professional help, support and guidance to pupils and parents within school.

  18. For more information ring school Tel: 01942 202580 or visit: www.wiredforhealth.gov.ukwww.westleigh.wigan.sch.uk Email:enquires@admin.westleigh.wigansch.uk