On Monday 25 November 2013, Deputy Mayor of London, Victoria Borwick presented the first Kingston school with their Healthy Schools London Bronze Award. Hosted by the Leader of Kingston Council, Liz Green, Kingston Healthy Schools held a launch event to encourage schools across the Borough to get involved in the Healthy Schools London programme. Children at Burlington Junior School looked after chickens, collected the eggs for cooking lessons, and grew fruit and vegetables in an allotment for the school kitchen. Now the school has received a Healthy Schools London Bronze Award. Victoria Borwick, Deputy Mayor of London, presented the school with its award in a ceremony at Kingston’s Guildhall, and helped to launch the local Healthy Schools Kingston programme.
Introduction to Healthy Schools London: School Briefings at City Hall
These introductory sessions are mainly for schools and interested parties who work with schools to find out more about Healthy Schools London. All sessions are held at the Greater London Authority, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA. These session are free. If you would like to book a place, please email: london.gov.uk/what-we-do/health/healthy-schools-london/awards/ The next Briefings will take place as follows:
Monday 10 March 2014: 10-12
Thursday 8 May 2014: 10-12
Thursday 3 July 2014: 10-12
Healthy Schools London local events in London Boroughs: Autumn Term 2013
Throughout the Autumn Term 2013, the Healthy Schools London Team at the GLA: Liz Prosser and Alison Stafford supported many local Healthy Schools Leads with their launch and training events. The following Boroughs held events during the Autumn Term:
Newham: 20 June 2013: Training for schools Barnet: 23 May 2013: Meeting with Deputy Heads re HSL Kingston: 25 June: Training for schools; 13 August: Health Link Worker training; 25 November: Launch event Ealing: 16 Sept 2013: Launch of HSL for Ealing schools Enfield: 26 Sept: Training for schools Harrow: 26 Sept: Introductory session for Head Teachers on HSL; 8 Oct: Training for schools Bexley: 26 Sept: Launch of HSL Wandsworth: 11 Oct: Launch Event Richmond: 1 Oct: Introductory session for schools Bromley: 7 Nov: Introductory session for schools Hillingdon: 6 Nov: Launch event Hounslow: 18 Nov: Local Healthy Schools Event Waltham Forest: 15 Nov: Launch event If you would like us to run a session on Healthy Schools London or support any local events, please contact Alison or Liz. london.gov.uk/what-we-do/health/healthy-schools-london/awards/
Haringey: 13 January 2014: Launch event Brent: 16 January 2014: Training for schools
If you would like to share any work that you have done to support the health and wellbeing of pupils in your school, we would love to help you shout about it. Please send a brief description using these headings and if you can, send a photo and a quote. Please send to london.gov.uk/what-we-do/health/healthy-schools-london/awards/ Thank you.
What the issue was
How you identified the issue (surveys, observation, behaviour incidents at lunchtime .. including any data to back this up)
What you did to address the issue
What has the impact been
Include photos and quotes from Headteacher, staff, pupils