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Training

The Manchester Healthy Schools Programme has been designed to enable all schools in Manchester to gain access to high quality and effective training in order to support better health outcomes for children and young people within their provision.Schools need to have completed the Health Check to be engaged with the programme and to be able to access this free training. Please note, whilst many of our training courses are part of our 'universal' offer available to all schools, some courses are available for priority schools only. Please see individual training courses for further information about which training your school is able to access.

Please explore all of our training courses and events below.


A Whole School Approach To health And Well Being

Drugs and Alcohol Education

Drugs and alcohol education is fundamental for children and young people to grow up healthy and safe. Effective alcohol and drug education builds pupils’ resilience and life skills around alcohol and...

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Social and Emotional Health

Manchester Healthy Schools are committed to improving the social and emotional health of children and young people across the city. We support schools to promote equality and diversity, tolerance and...

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Healthy Lifestyles

The Healthy Lifestyles theme aims to promote and develop healthy lifestyle choices in the school age population, preventing and reducing the number of children with excess weight across Manchester, an...

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

More than 1 in 10 children and young people now suffer from a common mental health disorder (YoungMinds, 2017). Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to supporting schools to develop early intervent...

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Relationships and Sex Education

Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to ensuring good quality, age appropriate sex and relationship education is available to all children and young people across the city.

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Behind the behaviour

‘Behind the Behaviour’ is a multi-agency training programme designed to increase awareness and understanding of a range of mental and emotional health problems for professionals and front-line staff w...

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Other

You will be able to explore and book all of our non-health specific events in this section. This includes all of our network events and team events like the awarding ceremony and any other Healthy Sch...

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Training & Events

For a full list of available training & events please see below

RSE Policy Guidance

Priority Primary Secondary Special

Both primary and secondary schools have a legal obligation to have an up-to-date RSE policy that describes the content of the relationship a...

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Sexual Health - Inclusive RSE in Secondary Schools

Priority Secondary

This training session looks at how we can engage with young people, free from assumptions about gender, sex and sexuality. LGBT+ issues shou...

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Pride 123 Refresher Training

Universal Primary Special

Pride 123 is an interactive web-based drugs and safety education programme for primary schools. This one-hour refresher provides an opportun...

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Drugs Intervention Training

Priority Secondary

This three-hour training course is for pastoral or school health staff within schools to be able to identify and support pupils who may be a...

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An Introduction to Drugs Education and Drugs Awareness

Universal

This two-hour training session will help schools to identify the key requirements for effective drug and alcohol education and understand th...

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Anti-Bullying Week 2018 - Assemblies and workshops

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This year Anti-Bullying week is taking place from the 12th – 16th November 2018. As part of Anti-bullying Week 2018, workshops, assembl...

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Active Lifestyles- The importance of Physical Activity

Priority Primary

This one hour training course covers the importance of a whole-school approach to Physical Activity, in line with the Government ‘Childhood...

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Healthy Schools Awards Event 2018 - 7th November 2018

Universal Primary Secondary Special

We are excited to invite schools to our annual Health Improvement Awards Ceremony on 7th November 2018. The aim of the awards is to recognis...

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Bereavement Training

Universal Primary Secondary Special

The North Development Project team from Child Bereavement UK can offer twilight or INSET sessions to schools - either where there has been a...

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