Wesport is actively supporting primary schools to develop their pupils’ health & wellbeing by working closely with local partners in the 4 Unitary Authority areas. They each run their own equivalent of the Healthy Schools programme, in which schools submit a range of evidence to show there is adequate provision in place to support pupils. Please see below information about each of the programmes. If you would like to find out more, please contact the relevant person for your area.
Bath & North East Somerset
The Director for Public Health Award recognises and rewards Early Years and educational settings that deliver health and well-being outcomes. To achieve the award schools have to complete two certificates: the Healthy Schools Certificate and the Healthy Outcomes Certificate. To find out more about this programme please click here
Contact: Judy Allies
Phone: 01225 395117
Bristol Healthy Schools is an accredited award that schools can obtain by working through a set of criteria covering all aspects relating to health, including Physical Activity and Health & Nutrition. For more information about this programme please visit the website here.
Contact: Sonia Goddard, Bristol City Council
Phone: 0117 9223732
North Somerset Council run a Healthy Schools programme based around school case studies. For more information about this please use the contact details below.
Contact: Shaun Cheesman, North Somerset Council.
Phone: 01275 885161
South Gloucestershire Council operate the Health in Schools programme which comprises of a Bronze and Silver Award for schools to demonstrate that they have met certain criteria covering all aspects relating to health. For information about this programme please click here
Contact: Sarah Godsell, South Gloucestershire Council
Phone: 01454 868380