Healthy Schools
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What is a Healthy School?
August 25, 2016

Schools play a key role in supporting the health and well-being of children and young people. Healthy Schools enables and supports schools to plan and implement health and well-being improvements for their children and young people A healthy school promotes physical and emotional health by providing accessible and relevant information and equips pupils and staff with the understanding, skills and attitudes to make informed decisions about their health. Pupils flourish …

Healthy Choices
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    No Meat Mondays
    August 25, 2016

    No Meat Mondays is all about helping people to have one day a week free of meat, but this does not necessarily have to be a Monday!! Start experimenting with flavours and vegetables and discover that they can create exciting colourful meals without always relying on meat. There are dozens of reasons why going meat-free, even for just one day a week is better for you and the environment – …

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    Four Reasons Why You Should Eat Breakfast
    June 20, 2016

    Chances are you’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you’re rushing around in the morning, trying to get ready for school, sitting down to a balanced breakfast can get pushed to the bottom of the priority list. There are four good reasons, however, to eat a morning meal as part of your overall healthy lifestyle. Weight Control When you are trying to lose or …

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    How to pack a Healthy School Lunch
    June 14, 2016

    Packing your kid’s lunches for school means you know which food they are putting into those little bodies. Here are some creative and cost effective ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime: The Classic Sandwich While some kids like the same thing every day, others may prefer to change it up. Use different breads, switch between brown and best of both, whole wheat and rye, there are so …

Wellness Warriors
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The Role of a Wellness Warrior
June 20, 2016

Wellness Warriors are contracted youth assigned to assist the champions with achieving their weekly goals. The role of the Wellness Warriors is to complete the following activities: Weekly Performance and Resource evaluations Manage learner tags to ensure scanning Demonstrate correct activities techniques at tracks Identify further activity opportunities Develop educational posters Motivate learners Escalate issues Complete journals.