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Health Grant Monitoring and News - £10,000 Grant

In September-October we carried out a 360 degree consultation with pupils, staff, parents and governors to inform out audit and action plan. 
Thank you to everyone for the positive suggestions for improvement for the whole school which are attached below.
We are currently reviewing our Healthy Living Policies and would welcome your views on the Drugs and Alcohol Education Policy below.
Please read the 'Top Tips for Healthy Lunchboxes' below and encourage your children to enter our 
Healthy Lunchbox Poster Competition to promote their understanding....details to follow!
December 2016 - 100% packed lunch boxes contained 1 or 2 unhealthy items
100% pupils can name at least one way of staying healthy and can name an adult in school that they would speak to if they were 
worried or had a concern.
January 2017 - PE Co-ordinators launch the Daily KM initiative in whole school assembly and newsletter 
and also daily GoNoodle - physical activities in the classroom
Early morning weekly 'Running Club' led by parent volunteers - see February Newsletter
February 2017 - Healthy Eating assembly by Mr Boccoli from Chartwells
Quote - 'I would like to feedback on point 4.1 "Steps to excite and motivate pupils to try new foods" that Felix loved Mr Broccoli coming in. He hates veg and came home and made VEGETABLE stir fry with me according to Mr Broccoli's instructions and it is now a firm favourite!'
Healthy Lunch Box Competition
March - INSET for staff and Governors 'Understanding and Supporting Traumatised Children in Schools'

Resources Purchased with the Health Grant 
6 early years bikes £1,200; SRE resources £100; Assorted balls for EY £200; new hockey sticks £150; resources for gardening club £150; 
30 pedometers £200
Coming soon - remarking of playground markings in bottom playground

Staff Training September to March 2017
EPI-Pen INSET TAs - September 2016
Food Safety and Cookery Level 2 INSET TAs - December 2016
Promoting Active Playtimes - all TAs/MDSAs - January 2017
Understanding and Supporting Traumatised Children in a School Setting - March 2017

Healthy Lunch Box Competition March 2017 - Wonderful entries by children of all ages -
Congratulations to Bea Mills Year 3 for winning first prize and thank you to 'Basil' restaurant for providing wonderful prizes for winner and runners up!
Food Policy Consultation - see below

Final Monitoring April 2017
  • 73% pupils say they have increased the amount of exercise they take or joined a new sporting club
  • 90% of lunchboxes are now 'healthy' without sweets, chocolate or sweet drinks
  • Parental feedback - 7 responses - cannot be published
  • 96% pupils enjoy happy playtimes ( with very low variance on occasional days) and the Peer Playtime leader initiative has had a positive impact on activities, behaviour and pupil leadership at playtimes
  • 100% pupils can name 3/4 areas that improve their health
Staff will use responses to put children's ideas into practice where possible

Angela Nicholls    Sue Hallett 
Rob Smith    Charlotte Singleton
(Health Grant Co-ordinators)
Updated April 2017

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