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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 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 pupil resilience and life skills around alcohol and dr...

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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 problem (YoungMinds, 2017). Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to supporting schools to develop early interventi...

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Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)

Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to ensuring good-quality, age-appropriate RSE 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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PSHE

This includes all aspects of Personal, Social, Health and Economic education and is suppored through our universal offer.

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Unintentional Injury Prevention

This is a new area for healthy schools providing support across all aspects of unintentional injury prevention.

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Training & Events

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

Unintentional Injury Prevention: An introduction

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This session explores the area of injury prevention, looking at the different interventions for different age groups. It examines the 'Why?'...

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Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating - Wednesday 16th June 2021 3:30pm-4:30pm

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This 1 hour course considers the national guidelines around food served in schools and how a culture of healthy eating can be created. ...

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Developing A Physically Active School Community 21st April 2021 3.30pm-4.30pm

Universal Primary Secondary

This 1 hour course considers the national guidelines around physical activity in schools and ways to get your whole school community moving...

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Supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils through periods of adversity

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This session advises on how schools can effectively support the mental health and wellbeing of their school community following adverse even...

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Mental Health Awareness Training

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This training explores a range of mental health issues associated with children and young people. The training also gives an insight into th...

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Promoting resilience in the classroom

External Primary Secondary Special

This training explores the ‘Resilience Model’ defining resilience and the key attributes and influencing factors. The training also informs...

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Connect 5 Training

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This two-day skills-based training course aims to build the confidence and competence of front-line staff so they are able to respond helpfu...

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Boost

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This one-day train-the-trainer course will enable staff to successfully use the Boost resources with their parents and carers. Boost is a si...

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Promoting Positive Body Image

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This training session covers the importance of a whole-school approach to body image and introduces the evidence-based research, resources a...

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