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Schools to be supported on delivery of LGBT lessons

Every school will receive backing from the government on teaching pupils about same-sex relationships, the education secretary has said. Gavin Williamson said headteachers should be “able to teach about Britain as it is today”.

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E-safety resource update: Did you know that Play Like Share has been updated?

Play Like Share is a three-episode animated series (c. 6-7 minutes each) and accompanying resource pack which aims to help 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from sexual abuse, exploitation and other risks they might encounter online.

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Ten Steps towards school staff wellbeing

This resource provides some helpful materials and encourages schools and colleges to reflect that if they want to make a success of promoting children’s mental health, this can only be achieved by giving staff wellbeing the consideration it deserves.

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Anna Freud launch new interactive booklet - Engaging with Parents and Carers

Research shows that if parents and carers are actively involved in their children’s learning and activities at school, they will be more likely to thrive both in terms of academic performance and in their general wellbeing. This booklet has been developed to help schools explore interactive ways of supporting young people by engaging with parents and carers.

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Healthy snack leaflet winners

In February of 2019 we invited schools pupils to use their knowledge and creativity to design a sugar smart healthy snack.

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Curriculum for Life Launch

Manchester Healthy Schools attended the Skills for Life launch at the ETIHAD stadium. Skills for Life is a new City Council initiative developed from the Curriculum for Life pilot project which young people voted for in the annual Make your Mark campaign.

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BNF National Healthy Eating Week

National Healthy Eating Week will run on 10-14 June. Registering for Healthy Eating Week is free and will give you access to some exclusive free resources to help your school support, encourage and promote healthy eating and drinking, physical activity, and celebrate healthy living.

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Living Streets Walk to School Week

May 20-24th Living Streets are running their Walk to School week. The five-day challenge is designed to offer pupils a burst of walking activity. Its aims are to highlight the benefits of walking, with children arriving to school feeling refreshed and ready to learn, less congestion and cleaner air.

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Healthy Snack Recipe Competition

Have you a good idea for a healthy snack choice? Take part in our recipe competition and your idea could be published in a recipe book that will be shared with Manchester schools.

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