Schools need to complete a review to demonstrate they have maintained or achieved the requirements of Healthy Schools Status.
There are a number of criteria relating to the school curriculum and the emotional and physical learning environment that schools need to fulfil to achieve Healthy School Status. The criteria fall into the following 4 areas:
the promotion of positive emotional wellbeing and mental health helps children and young people to understand and express their feelings, build their confidence and emotional resilience, and therefore their capacity to learn.
Download the Healthy Schools Partnership bronze review tool (DOC 1.6MB) to record your school's provision for children and young people’s health and wellbeing.
All schools achieving HSP bronze award will also qualify for the Healthy Schools London bronze award.
Healthy Schools Partnership (HSP) silver award recognises good practice in supporting children and young people to achieve or maintain a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. Schools should:
The universal health priority and outcome would aim to impact on all pupils or the school community as a whole.
The targeted health priority and outcome would aim to impact on a specific group with a need that has been identified by the data.
Example health priorities might include healthy weight, mental health and oral health.
Download the Healthy Schools London silver award guide (PDF, 1.4MB) and HSP silver planning tool (DOC, 693KB) to develop your action plan to achieve HSP Silver Award. The documents provide methods of needs analysis, sources of data and examples of actions to improve the health and wellbeing of pupils.
The local Healthy Schools Coordinator will work with the school to plan and implement action to achieve the HSP Silver Award.
The school will self-validate and agree final validation for HSP Silver with the local Healthy Schools Partnership and Healthy Schools London (via the HSL website).
Healthy Schools Partnership (HSP) Gold Award recognises good practice in demonstrating, sustaining (and learning from) outcomes and impact in supporting children and young people to achieve or maintain a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. Schools should:
Download the Healthy Schools London gold award guide (PDF, 1.37MB) and HSP gold reporting tool (doc, 520KB) to record and report impact to achieve the HSP Gold Award.
The local Healthy Schools coordinator will work with the school to report on outcomes and evaluate actions to achieve the HSP Gold Award.
The school will self-validate and agree final validation for HSP Gold with the local Healthy Schools partnership and Healthy Schools London (via the HSL website).
Congratulations to the schools that have achieved Healthy Schools awards.