Healthy Schools

Partners

Manchester Healthy Schools works in partnership with a range of organisations and services across Manchester in order to enhance the health and wellbeing offer available to children and young people in the city. 

We believe that working in partnership strengthens our ability to provide the best possible support to schools in order to improve health and wellbeing outcomes. 

See below a list of our current working partnerships:

CAMHS and Behind the Behaviour mental health training partners

CAMHS and Behind the Behaviour mental health training partners

Healthy Schools co-ordinates the Behind the Behaviour Training Programme, a multi-agency mental health training programme which has been designed to support professionals working directly with children and young people. The Children & Adolescent Meant Health Service (CAMHS) is our main partner and many of the training courses are delivered by clinical psychologists and psychiatrists from this service. Other key partners include 42nd Street, Saheli, Emerge and One Education

SRE & Brook

SRE & Brook

Manchester Healthy Schools and Brook work in partnership to deliver and improve sex and relationships education across Manchester. Brook is a key recommended provider on the I Matter secondary curriculum and can assist in the delivery of content in the classroom.

SRE & CMFT Fresh Clinics

SRE & CMFT Fresh Clinics

Working in partnership on local and national projects such as Love Safely and World Aids Day.

Change4Life Clubs

Change4Life Clubs

Manchester Healthy Schools works with Manchester PE Association to deliver the Change4Life Club programme across Manchester. Change4Life Clubs are designed to increase physical activity levels in less active children in both primary and secondary schools. Evidence shows that Change4Life Clubs are having a significant positive effect on the physical activity levels of the young people involved and their attitudes towards being active and healthy, along with their well being and other aspects of their school and personal life. Together we provide a wide range of free support, resources, training and events to Change4Life clubs across the Manchester area.

Alcohol Education Trust

Alcohol Education Trust

The Alcohol Education Trust (AET) are a key partner of the Healthy Schools team. The AET’s vision is for young people to enter adulthood having a healthy relationship with alcohol. They engage pupils before they begin drinking, help them build resilience skills, know how to avoid risky situations and learn how to look after themselves and each other. Their resources are PSHE Association accredited and their ethos is built around evidence based, interactive, feasible approaches for teachers. Healthy Schools deliver sessions for parents in Manchester schools in partnership with the AET’s Parent and Schools Coordinator for the North West.

Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind is an independent local mental health charity which delivers advice, information and support to thousands of young people and adults every year. YASP is the charity’s mental health project for young people aged 15-25.


Manchester Mind’s vision is of a city that promotes good mental health and that treats people with mental health issues positively, fairly and with respect. Manchester Healthy Schools team share this vision and are currently working with Manchester Mind on a number of initiatives to improve the health, wellbeing and resilience of pupils across our city.



Saheli

Saheli

Saheli are the recommended provider for the delivery of sessions on Honour Based Violence or Forced Marriage. The lesson included in I Matter has been quality assured by the Saheli project.