Pen-y-fro Primary School has achieved the Healthy Schools Phase 4 Award. We are currently working hard towards Phase 5.
Article 24 (Health and health services)
All children have the right to good quality health care – the best health care possible – to safe drinking water, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help them stay healthy.
The Healthy Schools Scheme is an exciting and long term Welsh Government Initiative, which aims to actively promote and protect Health. This includes all aspects of Health: physical, emotional, mental and social, and the wellbeing of the whole school community.
To read more please visit the City and County of Swansea website: www.swansea.gov.uk
Useful Websites with regards to Internet Safety, Safe Relationships, Substance Use and Misuse:
www.schoolbeat.org (All Wales School Liaison Core Programme)
www.wisekids.org.uk (Promoting innovative, positive and safe internet use)
www.hafancymru.co.uk (Information on The Spectrum Project)
www.wales.gov.uk/personalandsocialeducation (Guidance website and framework 2008)
Useful websites with regards to Food, Exercise, Hygiene, Safety when cooking:
www.foodafactoflife.org.uk (A wealth of free resources about healthy eating, cooking, food and farming for children and young people aged 3 to 16 years)
www.5-a-dayfitness.com (Online fitness videos for Primary Schools)
www.bhf.org.uk/school (British Heart Foundation)
www.kidshealth.org/kid/watch (Variety of information and resources for children from birth to adolescence)
www.physicalactivityandnutritionwales.org.uk (Network system run by Public Health Wales)
www.change4lifewales.org.uk Welsh Assembly government, this has loads of simple advice for you to improve your health and wellbeing.