Programme Overview

Support to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people support is available to ALL Barnet schools and is fully funded by the London Borough of Barnet Public Health Team. The programme will provide free health and wellbeing support toschools around these topic areas:


  • Healthy eating                              
  • Emotional wellbeing                     
  • Physical activity                           
  • Sexual health & relationships       
  • Drugs and alcohol prevention      
  • Smoking prevention                     

One of the aims of the programme is to build capacity within schools so that they can improve the wellbeing of children and young people in Barnet.


The programme provides opportunities for enhancing emotional and physical aspects of health that will lead to improved health, reduced health inequalities, increased social inclusion and raise achievement for all.


The programme is based on research and school feedback. It support’s existing health and wellbeing provision through a combination of services, training, consultancy and resources tailored to each school.


By enabling children and young people to make positive changes to their behaviour regarding health and wellbeing, schools help them reach their full potential in terms of achievement and fulfilment. They can also encourage good habits that will benefit children and young people both now and in the future.


Reviewing health and wellbeing provision would also provide evidence for meeting the criteria of the Healthy Schools London awards enabling schools to gain Pan-London recognition of their achievements.


Healthy Schools London is a bronze, silver and gold award programme for schools to help improve children and young people’s wellbeing This programme can help schools achieve the Bronze, Silver and Gold awards. If you haven’t already done so, please visit the Healthy Schools London website: to register.  For more general support regarding Healthy Schools London you can contact



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