Welcome to Swindon Healthy Schools
We're still here, we're local, immediately responsive to the needs of individual schools, and FREE
"The considerable amount of time children and young people spend in school means that schools have the potential for fulfilling an important role in promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people and laying the foundations for healthier outcomes in adulthood through school-based health programmes". From the Marmot Report, 'Fair Society, Healthy Lives' 2010, which looks at tackling health inequalities. Perhaps one of the most significant public health documents of recent times? read more about Marmot here...
In Swindon we are continuing to support schools focus on their individual health and wellbeing needs in line with locally identified health priorities.
Time is Running Out to Register to Maintain your Healthy School Status
The Swindon Healthy Schools Audit is FREE to all schools in Swindon and over 85% have already registered. Registration is simple just click on the tab above or by visiting: http://audit.swindonhealthyschools.org/. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING YOUR SCHOOL IS 24TH JULY 2013.
Why register? Confirm your Healthy School Status and use the Audit to identify areas where further work may be beneficial, also quick check that all relevant policies re: health and well being are in place and up to date.