Presentation on theme: "Hertfordshire County Council Children, Schools & Families"— Presentation transcript:
1 Hertfordshire County Council Children, Schools & Families Liz BiggsHealthy Schools Co-ordinator
2 National Healthy School Standard The Strategic Aims of the National Healthy School StandardTo help raise pupil achievementTo help reduce health inequalitiesTo help promote social inclusion
3 National Healthy School Standard What Is A Healthy School?A healthy school is one that is successful in helping pupils to do their best and build on their achievementsIt is committed to on-going improvement and development. It promotes physical and emotional health by providing accessible and relevant information and equipping pupils with the skills and attitudes to make informed decisions about their health. A healthy school understands the importance of investing in health to assist in the process of raising levels of pupil achievement and improving standards. It also recognises the need to provide both a physical and social environment that is conducive to learning.
4 National Healthy School Standard The Ten Elements of theWhole School ApproachLeadership, management and managing changePolicy development, for example in sex and relationships education, drug education (including alcohol and tobacco)Curriculum planning and resourcing including work with external agenciesTeaching and learningSchool culture and environment
5 National Healthy School Standard The Ten Elements of theWhole School ApproachGiving pupils a voiceProvision of pupils’ support servicesStaff professional development needs, health and welfarePartnerships with parents/carers and local communitiesAssessing, recording and reporting pupils’ achievement
6 National Healthy School Standard Key ThemesPSHE & CitizenshipDrug education (including tobacco and alcohol)Emotional health and well-being (including bullying)Healthy eatingPhysical activitySafetySex and relationships education
7 PSHE & CitizenshipThe school recognises that all aspects of school life have an impact on the personal and social development of pupils and that consistent messages are presented.The school encourages pupils to recognise their achievements and do their best.The school recognises that all aspects of school life can have an impact on the development of pupils in becoming informed, active and responsible citizens.The school provides opportunities for pupils to be actively involved in the life of the school & community.
8 Sex and Relationships Education The school has a policy which is owned and implemented by all members of the school including pupils & parents & which is delivered in partnership with local health & support services.The school has a planned SRE programme (incl. Information, social skills development and values clarification) which identifies learning outcomes, appropriate to pupils’ age, gender and level of maturity and which is based on pupils’ needs assessment & a knowledge of vulnerable pupils.Staff have a sound basic knowledge of sex & relationship issues & are confident in their skills to teach SRE & discuss sex & relationships.Staff have an understanding of the role of schools in contributing to the reduction of unwanted teenage conceptions & the promotion of sexual health.
9 Drug Education (including alcohol and tobacco) The school has a named member of staff and a governor who are responsible for drug education provision.The school has a planned drug education programme involving development of skills, starting from early years, which identifies learning outcomes, appropriate to pupils’ age, ability and level of maturity & which is based on pupils’ needs assessment.The school has a policy, owned and implemented by the whole school, including parents/carers, for managing drug related incidents which includes identifying sources of support for pupils and alternatives to exclusion.Staff understand the role that schools can play in the national drug strategy and are confident to discuss drugs issues and services with pupils.The school works with the police, youth service and local drug services in line with the Drug Action Team strategy to develop its understanding of local issues and to inform its policy.
10 Emotional Health and Well Being Opportunities are provided for pupils’ views to inform policy and practice.The school openly addresses issues of emotional health and well being by enabling pupils to understand what they are feeling and by building their confidence to learn.The school has a policy & code of practice for tackling bullying, which is owned, understood & implemented by all members of the school community & includes contact with external agencies.The school identifies and supports the emotional health needs of staff
11 Physical ActivityThe school has a whole approach to the promotion of physical activity.The school offers all pupils, whatever their age or ability, a minimum of two hours physical activity a week within and outside the National Curriculum.The school is aware of a range of relevant initiatives and networks and takes advantage of appropriate opportunities to promote and develop physical activity.The school encourages its staff, pupils, parents/carers and other adults, for example, sports development officers to become involved in promoting physical activity and develops their skills, abilities and understanding through appropriate training.
12 Healthy EatingThe school presents consistent, informed messages about healthy eating, for example, food on offer in vending machines, tuck shops & school meals should complement the taught curriculum.The school provides, promotes & monitors healthier food at lunch & break times & in any breakfast clubs where they are provided.The school includes education on healthier eating & basic food safety practices in the taught curriculum.
13 SafetyThe school has an identified health & safety representative & regularly conducts risk assessments.Members of the whole school community are aware of their roles & responsibilities in ensuring that the school is a healthy & safe environment which includes addressing child protection issues through the curriculum & having clearly defined procedures for responding to incidents.The school provides a healthy & safe playground which addresses issues of sun safety, has a quiet area & lunchtime supervisors trained in dealing with bullying & organising play activities.The school encourages its staff & pupils to consider cycling & walking to & from school & provides training in safety & security supported by safer travel policies.
14 National Healthy School Standard Partnership WorkingSchool – parents/carers, local community etcLocal - Local Education Authorities, Primary Care Trusts, etcRegional – Regional Government Office, Strategic Health Authorities etcNational – DfES, DH etc
15 National Healthy School Standard Why the National Healthy School Standard Is EffectiveThe structure and process it encouragesThe whole school approachThe support a school can access via its local healthy schools programme
16 National Healthy School Standard The Evidence shows that:The NHSS has helped to improve partnership working between LEAs and Health Authorities/Primary Care TrustsThe NHSS is addressing issues of social inclusion by targeting schools serving more deprived areasThe NHSS is helping to raise achievement:The NHSS is effective in addressing health inequalitiesThe NHSS is effective in introducing and enhancing continuous professional development:The NHSS is helping to increase participation
17 National Healthy School Standard The Process of becoming a Healthy SchoolSet up a working partyConduct an audit of the school’s ‘Healthy School’ provisionUsing the results set targets with a timescaleCreate a school action plan that feeds into the School Improvement PlanSubmit action plan / targets to the Herts Healthy Schools Co-ordinatorImplement targetsMonitor and evaluate - collect evidenceAssessment Day - Programme of events to demonstrate the evidence collectedAward Ceremony
18 Collection of Evidence Policy documentsPhotographic evidenceNewspaper cuttings about the schoolTour of the schoolLunch in the canteenMeeting with GovernorSchool Council - meet reps & view minutesDisplay boardsPSHE/Citizenship/P.E/D&T/Science - SOW / lesson plansMeet relevant subject co-ordinators to discuss progressWatch an assembly / lessons
19 Hertfordshire Healthy Schools The list of schools currently working towards Hertfordshire Healthy School Accreditation
20 Aboyne Lodge School Codicote Primary School Adeyfield School Commonswood Primary SchoolAldbury Primary School Countess Anne Primary SchoolAll Saints Primary, Datchworth Cowley Hill Primary SchoolAshfield Junior School Cranbourne Primary School, Potters BarBarkway First School Dundale Primary SchoolBarnwell School Eastbrook Primary SchoolBeech Hyde Primary School Essendon Primary SchoolBeechfield JMI School Francis Combe SchoolBellgate Primary School Furneux Pelham JMI SchoolBelswains Primary School Giles Junior SchoolBengeo Primary School Goffs SchoolBishop Wood Junior School Green Lanes Primary SchoolBournehall Primary School Grove Road Primary SchoolBovingdon Primary School Hammond JMI SchoolBowmansgreen Primary School Hartsbourne Primary SchoolBroadfield Junior School Hemel Hempstead SchoolBrockswood Primary School High Beeches Primary SchoolBromet Primary School High Wych Primary SchoolBroxbourne Primary School Hillshott Infants SchoolCamp Primary School Hitchin Girls SchoolCamps Hill Primary School Hobletts Manor Infants SchoolCassiobury Infants School Holwell JMI SchoolCassiobury Junior School Holy Family JMI SchoolCavendish School Holy Rood Junior SchoolCentral Primary School Holywell JMI SchoolChater Infants School Icknield Infants SchoolCherry Tree Primary School Icknield Walk First SchoolChessbrook ESC John Warner SchoolChipperfield St Paul’s Primary School Kimpton Primary SchoolCoates Way JMI School Kingsway Junior School
21 Knutsford Primary School Sacred Heart Primary School Larwood Special School Sele SchoolLea Farm Junior School Shepherd JMI SchoolLeavesden Green JMI School Sir John Lawes SchoolLeys Primary School South Hill Primary SchoolLittle Furze JMI School Springmead JMI SchoolLittle Gaddesden Primary School St Alban & St Stephen Infants SchoolLonglands Primary School St Bernadette’s Primary SchoolManor Fields JMI School St Clements Junior SchoolMargaret Wix Primary School St John the Baptist Primary SchoolMarriotts School St Joseph’s Primary School (207)Millbrook JMI School St Mary’s Junior School (2)Millfield First School St Mary’s Junior School (306)Morgans JMI School St Mary’s Primary School (503)Nascot Wood Junior School St Mary’s Primary School (698)Northfield Infants School St Michael’s School (719)Oakmere Primary School St Nicholas Primary School (120)Parkgate Junior School St Nicholas Primary School (610)Parkside Primary School St Philip Howard Primary SchoolPeartree Spring Infants School St Thomas More Primary School (920)Peartree Spring Junior School Stanborough SchoolPirton JMI School Stream Woods Primary SchoolPope Paul Primary School Summercroft Junior SchoolPrae Wood Primary School Swing Gate First SchoolPurwell Primary School Tanners Wood JMI SchoolQueens School Templewood Primary SchoolRedbourn Infants School The Collett Special SchoolReed First School Thomas Alleyne SchoolReedings Junior School Thorley Hill Primary SchoolRussell Primary School Tonwell St Mary’s Primary School
22 Tring SchoolTrotts Hill Primary SchoolTurnford SchoolVerulam SchoolWatton-at-Stone Primary SchoolWestbury Primary SchoolWestfield First SchoolWheatcroft Primary SchoolWheatfields Infants SchoolWilbury Junior SchoolWilshere Dacre Primary SchoolWoodend JMI SchoolWoodhall JMI SchoolWoodside Primary SchoolWoolenwick Infants SchoolWoolgrove Special SchoolYorke Mead Primary School
24 The Impact of a Healthy School National Healthy School StandardThe Impact of a Healthy SchoolSocial inclusion and health inequalities inform the development and implementation of activitiesIn line with the DfES CPD strategy, the impact of continuing professional development (including, for example, teacher lesson observations, work shadowing and mentoring) on the success of healthy school activities is regularly evaluated and informs the development of the healthy schools programmeThe school delivers the requirements of the National Curriculum in relation to PSHE and Citizenship, sex and relationships education and drug education (including alcohol and tobacco) in line with statutory requirements, non-statutory guidance and the NHSS criteria
25 The Impact of a Healthy School (continued) National Healthy School StandardThe Impact of a Healthy School (continued)Pupils’ views are reflected in school activities, including those with special educational needs and specific health conditions, as well as disaffected pupils, young carers and teenage parentsWhole school community (pupils, staff, parents, governors, and community partners) is invited to take part in policy development, physical, social and cultural activity and support each other’s learningThe school provides a culture and environment to support the taught PSHE and citizenship curriculum