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Why be a 'Healthy School'?
SHEU Pupil Wellbeing Survey/Needs Assessment
Supporting Wellbeing and Resilience in the School Setting
Emotional Health and Wellbeing/Mental Health
PSHE: helping pupils understand and manage risk
Pupil Voice
Food in Schools: Growing, cooking and healthier lifestyles
Our Food in Schools Award
Increasing physical activity across the school day and at home
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We've moved:

After many years, we’ve moved out of Pool and are now enjoying our new home at the Basset Centre in Camborne.
Our new contact details are as follows:

 Cornwall Healthy Schools, 

Basset Centre,

Basset Road,


TR14 8SL

 Tel: 01209 615600

Email: healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk


20th July, 11:15am

It was fantastic to present Redruth School with their Healthy School Award on Wednesday. Congratulations on the aw… https://t.co/1h9lXU9m38

19th July, 7:01am

Healthy Cornwall are going to be delivering multi agency training with Brook and The Hub in October and February ne… https://t.co/ocKgPgJtO5

18th July, 10:30am

Cape Cornwall School "We decided to focus on relationships education as our focus, as there was some concern abou… https://t.co/5BaokkLbis

17th July, 8:06am

RT @UK_SIC: Our social media checklists provide tips and guidance on the safety and privacy features of social media platforms including Fa…

16th July, 2:21pm

Catch up with last Fridays Healthy Schools Update: https://t.co/wrG8jWwISS

16th July, 2:20pm

RT @CornwallCouncil: The Summer Reading Challenge has started and it's time for some mischief! Come along to your local library and sign up…

16th July, 9:48am


13th July, 1:40pm

Healthy Schools Friday Update - Thank you, GO run for fun, Training opportunities: https://t.co/Yrn8oZf5nU https://t.co/1L6WJI2niG

13th July, 1:31pm

Healthy Schools Friday Update - Thank you, GO run for fun, Training opportunities: https://t.co/Yrn8oZf5nU https://t.co/tHm86be8j8

12th July, 7:00am

Children can Train Like A Jedi at school, at home, or in before and after school clubs, helping them to move more w… https://t.co/dZLOqo2Amr

11th July, 10:30am

Lanner School "At Lanner School our chosen area of focus was Wellbeing. Staff morale was low as a result of the pr… https://t.co/ULwBYiI4RC

Our support for schools

Support for schools Support for schools Why be a healthy school?
Being a Healthy School can contribute to improvements in wellbeing for the whole school community, and make a contribution to overall school improvement and raise attainment, achievement and aspirations.

Why be a healthy school?

Healthy Schools and Ofsted

From September 2015 the revised inspection framework will include a more detailed focus on all aspects of wellbeing and personal development in school including all aspects of food across the school.  

Our support is tailored to the needs of each individual school to help you evidence your wellbeing work and celebrate your achievements by gaining a 'Healthy School' award.

Our work on 'Food in Schools' encompasses everything that surrounds food and food culture within the school environment.


We can work with you to help improve school meals and increase uptake; we offer courses / resources on cooking and growing skills in the classroom and beyond (including work with parents) and help you work towards a Food in Schools Awards. Our partners include community chefs, Cornwall Food Foundation, Jamie's Kitchen Garden Project and school caterers. 

PSHE provides pupils with the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes to make informed decisions about their lives.


PSHE is a vital part of supporting resilience by helping students recognise and manage risky behaviours, and includes:

  • relationships and sex education
  • drug education (including alcohol, tobacco and volatile substance abuse) 
  • emotional health and wellbeing and mental health 
  • safety (including internet safety, personal safety and bullying)
  • healthier lifestyles 

We can work with you to help build pupil voice across the school through our support for school staff around promoting school councils, and help celebrate your work via our school council awards.  

A whole school approach to wellbeing can be a powerful tool for school improvement and increased pupil attainment and achievement.


Our work is needs led and focused on your key priorities for wellbeing across the whole school community. A focus on building resilience by supporting EHWB/PSHE in schools can help increase aspiration and achievement as well as help children and young people understand and manage risks linked to poor decisions around sexual health or drugs and alcohol and help them adopt healthier lives. 

Physical activity
For the first time in history the lack of physical activity in our lives means that this generation of children may have a life expectancy of 5 years less than that of their parents.

Physical activity

We are supporting the PE and School Support Strategy, 'Time to Move'. The strategy essentially focuses on the wellbeing of students and how it can be supported through the implementation of PE in the school environment. 

Training and resources
We offer a comprehensive and highly regarded training programme covering all aspects of wellbeing work in schools.

Training and resources

Alongside training we have a wide range of resources to support your work. Our resources include ones we've developed locally which are now gaining national recognition through awards and being cited as  best practice in key national wellbeing strategies. All our support for schools in offered free of charge.