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Healthy Schools Training

ALL of our training is free and available to school staff!  We want to offer as many training opportunities as possible to schools throughout the county, so it's really important that you cancel your place if you are not able to come along. We, therefore, ask that if for any reason you are unable to attend, please let us know.  

If you do not attend our training and haven't advised us with 24 hours notice, your school will be invoiced to the value of £25.

The administration of our training sessions is now hosted by the Cornwall Health Promotion Service. 

 

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You will be taken to the Health Promotion Service training booking page to complete your details. Please phone us on 01209 313419 if you have any queries. 

We will send you a confirmation email upon booking including details of the venue, and a reminder 14 days before the event with full joining instructions.  Please contact us if you fail to receive either of these.

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BHF Active Club

The British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Active Club pack is a resource to help plan and deliver fun and inclusive activity. It is a user-friendly resource that provides an ideal starting point for those who may not have any previous experience of delivering physical activity. Topics covered include:

  •  Why physical activity is so important
  •  Ways to encourage children to get active at school (including those who are reluctant)
  •  A range of practical activity ideas to use outside and during wet play, to help children become more active
  • How to get the children in your school active and playing games together; at lunchtimes, wet break or in a breakfast or after school club.  

Perfect for teachers, TAs and lunchtime supervisors.  Don’t forget your trainers as you even get chance to try some of the ideas out for yourself! By the end of the day you’ll be itching to put it all into practice!  Find out more about BHF Active Club

This course can be arranged at a date and time to suit you (free of charge). We ask for a minimum of 8 delegates and quiet space and facilities to deliver the training - a school hall works well as there needs to be enough space to try out the activities. You may like to join up with other schools in your local area or MAT to form a cluster based training session.

Promoting Positive Self Esteem and Body Image Through Physical Activity

This Girl Can is a national campaign developed by Sport England and a wide range of partnership organisations. The campaign was the first of its kind to celebrate women and girls of all shapes, sizes and levels of ability getting active in all their sweaty, jiggly glory.

Sport England has worked with the Association for Physical Education to produce a range of resources to support the campaign in schools. All resources are free and openly available to schools from the This Girl Can website.

The This Girl Can resource for schools aims to support the campaign in the school environment. The resource helps to promote girls and women's physical activity and addresses the key emotional and mental barriers that hold women and girls back.

The school resource includes:

  • Six themed workshops focused on the campaigns emotional themes and featuring over 20 flexible and interactive tasks.
  • Hints and tips to help staff and students actively implement the workshop ideas.

Cornwall Healthy Schools are offering training for primary and secondary schools with the aim to help schools embed the This Girl Can resource and values into their schools settings and therefore have a potential impact on female pupils and staff!

It is hoped that participants of the 2 hour training session will be able to:

  • Gain an insight of the This Girl Can campaign
  • Develop an understanding to why some Women and Girls struggle to be physically active
  • Identify what a school can do to help increase physical activity levels of women and girls
  • Feel confident to deliver the This Girl Can resource in school

Lasting 2 hours, this training can be arranged at a time that suits your school or school cluster. 

Drug and Alcohol Education Training

Teaching Drug and Alcohol Education with Confidence - For Primary Schools

This training will support educators to build confidence and expertise in delivering a Drug and Alcohol programme which is well resourced and meets the needs of young people.  It will enable educators to provide an inclusive, confident approach to discussions, questions and lessons. The immensely popular Christopher Winter Project (CWP) Teaching Drug and Alcohol Education with Confidence resource is explored, with opportunities to use the stimulating, interactive resources and activities for Key Stage 1 and 2, along with useful assessment and evaluation tools.  

Delegates receive a free copy of the CWP resource (worth £125) to take back to their school. We are delivering this two hour session in schools as part of an inset day or twilight staff meeting.  Contact us and your school support worker will get in touch to discuss dates to suit you. 

Teaching Drug and Alcohol Education with Confidence - Secondary Schools

This training will support educators to build confidence and expertise in delivering a Drug and Alcohol programme which is well resourced and meets the needs of young people. It will enable educators to provide an inclusive, confident approach to discussions, questions and lessons. The immensely popular Christopher Winter Project (CWP) Teaching Drug and Alcohol Education with Confidence resource is explored, with opportunities to use the stimulating, interactive resources and activities for Key Stage 3 and 4, along with useful assessment and evaluation tools.

Delegates will receive a free copy of the CWP resource (worth £125) to take back to their school. We are delivering this two hour session in schools as part of an inset day or twilight staff meeting.  Contact us and your school support worker will get in touch to discuss dates to suit you.

Lasting 2 hours, this course can be arranged at a date and time to suit you (free of charge). We ask for a minimum of 8 delegates and quiet space and facilities to deliver the training. You may like to join up with other schools in your local area or cluster to form a cluster based training session - a great way of sharing ideas, best practice and finding out what goes on in the schools around you.

Healthy School Award Support

We've updated our Healthy Schools support for schools in Cornwall! We can come along to meet with you at your school to explain how to use our online tools to document the great work you are doing in a Whole School Approach to emotional health and wellbeing for your school community.  This may identify some areas where we can support with training and resources. We can meet one to one with your healthy schools coordinator, and/or facilitate a staff meeting where you and your colleagues can work towards gaining a Healthy School award. Contact us to arrange.

Lunchtime Supervisors' Workshop

Lunchtime supervisors have a vital, and at times challenging, role in promoting a positive 'lunchtime experience' for children which is a central part of a healthy school food culture. The course is highly interactive with opportunity for sharing of experiences between participants and discussion around the challenges of this particular role.

The content includes:

      •  School Food Plan, guidelines and Ofsted awareness
      •  Encourage healthy choices at lunchtime including hidden sugars
      •  Supporting relationships and wellbeing
      •  The Eatwell Guide
      • Encouraging physical activity at lunchtimes 

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Promoting Positive Food Culture

A positive food culture can have an impact across the school environment for pupil and staff wellbeing, as well as affecting physical health. This workshop is highly interactive with opportunity to explore how to promote food and healthy lifestyles throughout the school.

The content includes:

      •  School Food Plan, guidelines and Ofsted awareness
      •  Packed lunches, snack and school meals
      •  Meeting the curriculum guidance for cooking
      •  Ideas for growing in school
      •  Encouraging a positive food culture and ethos through assemblies and other activities
      •  Resources and signposting

As well as the date(s) available below, this course can be arranged at a date and time to suit you (free of charge). We ask for a minimum of 8 delegates and quiet space/facilities to deliver the training. You may like to join up with other schools in your local area or cluster to form a cluster based training session - a great way of sharing ideas, best practice and finding out what goes on in the schools around you. For any further information, contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk

  

When? Where? What Time?

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Online Safety Training

Following the changes to the Online Safety section of the Ofsted inspection, we are delivering a short session to help your staff:

      • Think about the ways young people are using technology
      • Identify some important aspects of online safety
      • Signpost reliable sources of lesson plans to use in schools
      • Supporting and reporting – for a child in your care or to keep yourself safe as a professional

Suitable for primary schools and secondary schools. We are delivering this two hour session in schools as part of an inset day or twilight staff meeting.  Contact us and your school support worker will get in touch to discuss dates to suit you.  

 

Relationships and Sex Education Training

Christopher Winter Project - Teaching Relationships and Sex Education with confidence

For Primary Schools

This training will support educators to build confidence and expertise in delivering an RSE programme which is well resourced and meets the needs of young people.   It will enable educators to provide an inclusive, confident approach to discussions, questions and lessons.  The immensely popular Christopher Winter Project (CWP) Teaching Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence resource is explored, with opportunities to use the stimulating, interactive resources and activities for Key Stage 1 and 2, along with useful assessment and evaluation tools

Delegates will receive a free copy of the CWP resource worth £125 for use in their school. We are delivering this two hour session in schools as part of an inset day or during a twilight staff meeting.  Contact us and your school support worker will get in touch to discuss dates to suit you

For Secondary Schools

This training will support educators to build confidence and expertise in delivering an RSE programme which is well resourced and meets the needs of young people.   It will enable educators to provide an inclusive, confident approach to discussions, questions and lessons.  The immensely popular Christopher Winter Project (CWP) Teaching Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence resource is explored, with opportunities to use the stimulating, interactive resources and activities for Key Stage 3 and 4, along with useful assessment and evaluation tools.  

Delegates will receive a free copy of the CWP resource worth £125 for use in their school. We are delivering this two hour session in schools as part of an inset day or twilight staff meeting.  Contact us and your school support worker will get in touch to discuss dates to suit you

Resilience and Self Esteem Toolkit (ReSET) Primary

What is ReSET?  It stands for Resilience and Self Esteem Toolkit!  Designed to support schools around Emotional Health and Wellbeing, it takes the form of a mini-site, resource books with activities and templates and boxes of support materials.

Learning Objectives of workshop training:

      • Raise awareness of Emotional Health and Wellbeing
      • Recognise the importance of a whole school approach to EHWB
      • Explore ideas for increasing emotional literacy
      • Consider a range of coping strategies
      • Explore ways of increasing positive self-esteem
      • Explore a range of tools and ideas to support this work in class or intervention work
      • Shared good practice 

For more information on ReSET check our pages on this site including feedback from previous training.   

When? Where? What Time?

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Bodmin  9.30am - 3.30pm

Samaritans DEAL resource for Secondary Schools

Samaritans' teaching resources help schools develop the skills that young people need to cope with life's challenges. The resources are designed for students aged 14 and over.  This programme is designed to be adapted to the needs of your students and the time you have available - there are one hour core lessons, which are great for PSHE lessons, and there are 20 minute sessions which might fit perfectly into tutor time.   

DEAL (Developing Emotional Awareness and Listening) aims to:

          • raise awareness of emotional health and the importance of recognising when you need help
          • develop positive coping strategies
          • reduce stigma and break down barriers around talking about emotional health.
          • developing communication skills
          • developing supportive and help-seeking behaviour in young people.

We are thrilled to be able to offer free two-hour training sessions in how to use the resources to ALL secondary schools in Cornwall.  This could be as part of an inset, or as a twilight staff meeting.  Please email us to discuss a suitable time and date for your staff.

School Council Workshop

This workshop is for Cornwall school staff who are looking for ways to raise the profile of the school council in their school. The session is packed with ideas on how to improve communication between council members and other pupils and members of the school community.

Summary of Learning Outcomes:

      • An introduction to school council constitutions and policy
      • How the UNCRC fits in with school councils
      • Tools to help make decisions and record your meetings
      • The importance of communicating about your work
      • The opportunity to share ideas and good practice
When? Where? What Time?
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School Council PADL Awards Day 

This event is for Cornwall Primary Schools who have achieved a Promoting Active Democracy Loudly (PADL) Award this academic year.  Being held in the Council Chambers at New County Hall, each school is invited to present to their peers about the great things their school council has accomplished. They will then be awarded with their PADL School Council award to take back to school. There may even be the opportunity for a Q & A session with a Cornwall Councillor!

When? Where? What Time?
 Friday 22 June 2018  Truro  Invite Only

 

For more information please contact us

STOP Stigma

Our PSHE Association Quality Assured resource 'STOP Stigma' aims to increase Year 9 students’ awareness of stigma linked to mental health problems, the role of language in stigmatisation and to reduce stigma by increasing students’ knowledge and understanding of mental health problems.

The aim is that following the use of this resource, students will:

          • develop an understanding of stigma and the importance of language
          • understand the impact of stigma on people with mental health problems and the people that care for them
          • explore their own attitudes to mental health and mental illness
          • dispel myths about mental health / illness
          • learn more about specific mental health problems
          • understand that changeable levels of mental wellbeing are a normal part of our life experience
          • feel more confident to talk about mental health
          • be more aware of who to talk to/where to go for help if they are concerned about themselves or someone they know.

Through our teacher training sessions, teachers and school staff will:

          • feel more confident to deliver this work and to discuss mental health in the classroom
          • understand the importance of a whole-school approach to the emotional health and wellbeing of pupils in school and as a context for this work
          • know how to signpost young people to further help in school and beyond.

We can deliver this session in your school to your staff.

Our STOP Stigma website will tell you more!

When?

Where?

What Time?

At your twilight or inset session

Your school

 

Thinkuknow Introduction Course - Online Safety

The ALL NEW Thinkuknow Introduction course has been updated and is free for all delegates to attend. This course is run by our CEOP trained Ambassador for all school staff in Cornwall.

The Thinkuknow Introduction course covers:

  • Introduction to CEOP and Reporting
  • Children and Young People Online
  • Online Sexual Abuse
  • Nude Selfies: What Professionals Need to Know
  • The Thinkuknow Resources

For information on delegate criteria, please go to the Thinkuknow website

When? Where? What Time?
Tuesday 20 February 2018 Bodmin  9.30am - 12.45pm
Friday 23 March 2018 Camborne 9.30am - 12.45pm 
Wednesday 25 April 2018 Penzance  9.30am - 12.45pm 

Whole School Approach to Good Mental Health

This course has been designed in response to requests for support from schools around promoting good mental health and wellbeing across the whole school community.  Our informative and interactive workshop aims to raise your awareness of: 

    • Mental health
    • Behaviours and risk and resilience factors
    • Ideas for school-based support/interventions
    • Looking after yourself
When? Where? What Time?

Thursday 25 January 2018

Camborne

9.30am - 4.00pm

Thursday 3 May 2018

Bodmin

9.30am - 4.00pm

Thursday 7 June 2018

Camborne

9.30am - 4.00pm