Welcome to the Kirklees Health in Schools website

The Health in Educational Settings team vision:

 

“Working with communities and schools to develop young peoples confidence and self-esteem. Empowering them to take better decisions when young, so that  they enjoy greater health and well-being though life”.

                                             (Andrew Lansley, Health Secretary, 2010) 

 

This site is dedicated to supporting your role in developing your school to be a healthy educational setting for all children and young people to enjoy and achieve.

 

Public Health White Paper

The White Paper was produced by the coalition government in December 2010 and it outlines their vision for tackling the current health inequalities faced in Britain today. Please follow this link to view the white paper summary which has been written for schools.

 

 

Spotlight On

Get Set for the London 2010 Olympic Games!

Get Set is the official education programme for London 2012 it features a range of resources for ages from 3-19 around the Games that schools and colleges can use for FREE.

Register for the programme here and the start blogging about the activity you are doing which will then enable you to join the Get Set network which is the rewards and recognitions scheme offering exciting opportunities such as trips to the Olympic Park, visits from athletes and even the opportunity for free tickets to the Games.

Visit the Get Set website for more benefits to Get Set and the main steps to getting the most from the programme.

Some tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games will be allocated to Get Set Network schools. Demand for will obviously be very high, so to be in wit hthe best shot of getting some tickets you will need to register, use the resources, blog about your experiences and apply to the Get Set network!

Latest News

Choose Well Campaign

10 Nov 2011: Choose Well Campaign

Choose Well is all about making sure that people with minor illnesses or injuries know where to go to get the right treatment for them, fast. To that...
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20 Jul 2011: Leaflet for children of parents who use substances

This booklet is aimed at children aged 8–12, but can be adapted to suit the child you are working with. It is based on messages from children who are...
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20 Jul 2011: Leaflet for children of parents who use substances

This booklet is aimed at children aged 8–12, but can be adapted to suit the child you are working with. It is based on messages from children who are...
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Kirklees Catering Service gains Food for Life Award

17 Mar 2011: Kirklees Catering Service gains Food for Life Award

THE CATERING SERVICE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE FOOD FOR LIFE AWARD FOR THEIR HEALTHY SCHOOL MEALS Kirklees School Catering Service has been awarded...
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