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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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Welcome back to a new school year!

We are very exited to be able to introduce our new website and Health Check! Please log-in using the username and password provided so that you can complete your Health Check. This will help to guide you when choosing your health priority for the year ahead.

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Secondary Schools: Unplugged - Life Skills Programme

Could your school adopt Unplugged?

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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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Primary Schools: Healthy Active Lifestyles Survey

The Manchester PE Association and Healthy Schools have developed a survey to find out what primary schools are doing, and what they would like to do around Healthy Active Lifestyles, which is a major component of Primary Sport Premium. In 2017/18 the Primary Sport Premium will increase significantly for all schools. In return, all schools will be responsible for ensuring that all pupils receive 30 active minutes a day. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and is available to complete here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/healthyactivelifestyles

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