Health and Wellbeing in Schools Programme

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West Berkshire Wellbeing and the Health and Wellbeing in Schools programme supports the implementation and delivery of the West Berkshire Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

Working in partnership with the School Improvement team and Education Service, the team supports schools to embed a holistic approach to Health and Wellbeing.

The team delivers the core programme and the West Berkshire Wellbeing Learning Well programme –

Core Programme includes;
Healthy Lifestyles primary workshops
Peer Mentor network supported annual reviews
PSHE Subject Network coordination and subject support - Primary and Secondary
CSE, Sexting and Domestic Abuse Young People Attitudes biennial survey
Active Travel schools programme
Modeshift sustainable travel award programme for schools
5 Ways to Wellbeing KS2 and KS3 workshop resources
Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub newsletter - 6 issues per academic year
National Child Measurement Programme  school data coordination
Mental Health First Aid in Schools network coordination  
Signposting resources that promote a holistic approach to Health and Wellbeing in schools.
Identification and sharing good practice on all matters relating to Health and Wellbeing in Schools
Support for schools to participate in national campaigns and awareness days
The core programme is available at no cost for West Berkshire maintained and Academy schools.

New for 2018/19
West Berkshire Wellbeing’s Learning Well Programme includes;

Health and Wellbeing in Schools Award - a practical, “plan, do, review” approach to improving health and wellbeing in children, young people andstaff. The award recognises, celebrates and builds on the work already happening in school to support children, young people and the wider school community’s health and wellbeing.

Young Health Champions qualification and programme delivery

Development workshops for staff including Understanding Core Principles of Healthy Lifestyles and Understanding Alcohol Substance Misuse.
Schools will be able to select and purchase elements of the Learning Well programme through the West Berkshire Education portal.




Royal Society of Public Health Young Health Champions programme

Young Health Champions
  • Delivery of the RSPH YHC Level 2 qualification for up to 15 learners over 2 days
  • Candidate qualification including qualification certificate
  • Fully assessed and externally verified.
School Package in addition to above
Development of YHC programme in school up to 30 hours support per academic year ( 5 hours per term)
Invitation for schools to attend the Young Health Champions Annual Conference
Resources for school based campaigns
Support for school young health champion coordinators
The cost is per delegate
To book the 2 day qualification delivery please contact Health and Wellbeing in schools team.

Learning Well




Annual contracts and other packages


Ad-hoc support and other services