- Child behaviour management
- Speech and language development
- Children’s sleeping patterns
- Toileting / enuresis – night and day time wetting
- Accident prevention
- Children with disabilities
- Unhappy/violent relationships
- Emotional health
- Sexual health
- Teenage pregnancy
- Fresh start – smoking cessation
- Alcohol and drugs misuse
- Signposting to other agencies
- Asthma (2014) - 1.1 million children in the United Kingdom have asthma and nearly two thirds have an asthma attack at school. This article has symptoms, triggers and treatments for asthma.
- Back and Voice Care in Primary Education (2014)- Our Derby based Healthy Schools Physiotherapist (Lorna Taylor) who invented an award-winning chair designed to help teachers avoid back-pain has, together with two vocal specialists (Leon Trayman and Gemma Boaden), has launched a new training product aimed at reducing back and voice injury in education and childcare professionals.
- Continence (2013) - “The Right to Go” resource has been developed to enable school staff, healthcare professionals and parents to work through the issues surrounding toileting problems in a very practical way.
- Head Lice (2012) - Some practical information on Head Lice, how to find them and how to get rid of them.
- Sun Protection for Children (2012) - You may have already thought about provision of sun cream and hats for the children in your care, but have you ever wondered exactly what it’s all about? This information has been put together to help you understand why sun protection is so important for children.
- Water Safety (2013) - On average 40-50 children drown per year in the UK. Schools can play their part in ensuring children understand how to keep themselves safe in and around water by delivering key water safety messages.
Good Practice Stories
We are encouraging schools to share stories of Good Practice in any area of their Healthy Schools work to encourage other schools to share creative ideas towards excellent practice and for us all to celebrate their achievements. Please do submit stories to firstname.lastname@example.org and please include your school story when you have achieved a Healthy Schools Enhancement, Heart Mark or any other area of Healthy Schools work.