Welcome to our Training and Events page

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 drugs. Developing children and young people's knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in school can support them to live safely in society.

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Emotional Health and Wellbeing

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

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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, and incorporates a range of resources, staff training and interventions around the topic areas of healthy eating, physical activity and body image.

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Mental Health and Resilience

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 intervention and prevention strategies in order to develop the resilience and coping skills of children and young people.

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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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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 Schools conferences, events or meetings.

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Training & Events

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

An Introduction to Drugs Education and Drugs Awareness

Priority Primary Secondary Special

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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Basic Drugs Awareness Training

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This one-hour training provides participants with a basic knowledge of drugs and associated issues - increasing staff confidence to be able...

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Drugs Intervention Training (Open Session)

Universal Secondary

This training course is for pastoral or school health staff within schools to be able to identify and support pupils who may be at risk or p...

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Healthy Eating Staff Training

Priority Primary Special

This one hour training session covers the importance of a whole-school approach to healthy eating, Cooking and Nutrition in the na...

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Anti-bullying Staff Overview

Priority Primary Secondary Special

Is your school ahead of the game when it comes to the prevention and reduction of bullying? This hour-long, interactive session for explores...

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Building Self Esteem and Resilience

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This full-day training course will enable attendees to develop a greater understanding of self-esteem and the factors that can influence it....

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Equality and Diversity Staff Training

Priority Primary Secondary Special

Would you like support with your school’s equality and diversity agenda? This one-hour training session examines the Equality Act 2010 and o...

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E-safety and Cyberbullying Overview

Priority Primary Secondary Special

What technologies are children using in your school and are they safe? This one-hour training session looks at the latest technologies used...

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Staff Wellbeing

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This two-hour training course offers an introduction to mental health and wellbeing as well as providing an insight into some of the most co...

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