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Alcohol Awareness Week - Parents Tour

Alcohol Awareness Week will run from 13th to 19th November 2017. The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people thinking about alcohol – how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole.

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Voicebox

‘Make Your Mark, ‘The Five Ways to Wellbeing’ and ‘Anti-Bullying Week’ were all covered at the first Voicebox meeting of the year as we launched the 2017-18 Big Health Challenge.

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Young Voices

What is bullying and what can we do about it in school? These were just some of the questions our primary school council networks discussed as we launched this year’s Anti-Bullying Week campaign through our Young Voices network. Fifteen schools attended the sessions with pupils sharing thoughts on anti-bullying procedures and considering the advice they might give to pupils experiencing bullying.

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International Men's Day - 19th November

International Men’s Day in the UK provides a fantastic opportunity to highlight some of serious issues affecting boys and men and their wellbeing. The theme for this year is, how we can make a difference to men and boys and how can we address some of the serious issues affecting their health and wellbeing.

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See More, Learn More, Go Further!

Only 1 in 5 children have regular sight tests in Greater Manchester. The project, called See More, Learn More, Go Further! is aimed towards year 6 students aged between 10-12 years with a ‘vision’ to increase the uptake of eye-sight testing across Greater Manchester.

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Try the Wellbeing Measurement Framework for free...

Do you need help measuring the wellbeing of pupils in your school? Thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund, the Wellbeing Measurement Framework (WMF) is available free of charge to schools across England.

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Schools in Mind: a new Mental Health and Wellbeing network for Schools

Providing a trusted source of up-to-date and accessible information and resources, school leaders, teachers and support staff can use the network to support the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care.

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Key Stage 1 Physical Activity Award Review

We are re-designing and re-developing the Key Stage 1 Physical Activity Participation Award for the new year. The Award currently consists of: pupil diaries, stickers, certificates, teacher notes and parent information. The resource aims to help children reach and record their 60 minutes of physical activity each day. This is a free resource for schools within Manchester. If you have used or are currently using the Award and would like to provide some feedback or make suggestions, please email emma.schneider@cmft.nhs.uk

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