Resources

Healthy Lifestyles

There are a range of curriculum linked resources (Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 4) to support the promotion of Healthy Lifestyles, including resources around healthy eating, physical activity and body image. Resources to support parental engagement and pupil voice work are also available on request.

Please contact emma.schneider@cmft.nhs.uk for more information.

Resources

Core competences for children and young people aged 5 to 16 years

The competences represent core skills and knowledge around the themes of Diet (food and drink), Consumer Awareness, Cooking (Food Preparation and Handling skills), Food Safety and Active Lifestyles (physical activity) and provide an essential benchmark. These competences were produced by the British Nutrition Foundation, Public Health England, the Food Standards Agency and the Welsh Government.

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Creating a culture and ethos of healthy eating - Practical Guidance

Practical guidance on a whole school approach to healthy eating by the School Food Plan. Ofsted’s new Common Inspection Framework includes a judgment on personal development, behaviour and welfare. As part of reaching this judgment, inspectors will look at the extent to which schools are successfully supporting pupils to gain “knowledge of how to keep themselves healthy” and “make informed choices about healthy eating, [and] fitness” throughout their entire inspection.

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Daily Mile Presentation

PowerPoint Slides from The Daily Mile Launch. The Daily Mile is a simple initiative to improve the mental, emotional, social and physical wellbeing of children and young people across Manchester.

This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

Food teaching in primary schools

A guide to the knowledge and skills expected of primary school teachers who teach children about food. It outlines the knowledge and skills that would be developed over time – resulting in exemplary food teaching. Produced by Public Health England and the British Nutrition Foundation.

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Food teaching in secondary schools

This framework is a guide to the knowledge and skills expected of secondary school food teachers. It outlines the knowledge and skills that would be developed over time–resulting in exemplary food teaching. Produced by Public Health England and the British Nutrition Foundation.

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Manchester Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity Strategy 2016 - 2021

This strategy outlines a clear vision, priority and outputs for Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity (PESSPA) in Manchester.

This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

Physical Activity Policy

Template Physical Activity/Active Play Policy. The key aim of a whole-school Physical Activity Policy is to develop and promote a range of physical activities for the whole school community throughout the school day and beyond which are underpinned by a supportive ethos and environment. 

This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

School Food Standards Guidance

A practical guide to The School Food Standards for schools, their cooks and caterers

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Template Food and Drink in School Policy

Template Food and Drink Policy

This resource is only available for Manchester Schools