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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 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 pupil resilience and life skills around alcohol and dr...

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Social and Emotional Health

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

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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, an...

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

More than 1 in 10 children and young people now suffer from a common mental health problem (YoungMinds, 2017). Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to supporting schools to develop early interventi...

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Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)

Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to ensuring good-quality, age-appropriate RSE is available to all children and young people across the city.

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Behind the behaviour

‘Behind the Behaviour’ is a multi-agency training programme designed to increase awareness and understanding of a range of mental and emotional health problems for professionals and front-line staff w...

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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 Sch...

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PSHE

This includes all aspects of Personal, Social, Health and Economic education and is suppored through our universal offer.

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Unintentional Injury Prevention

This is a new area for healthy schools providing support across all aspects of unintentional injury prevention.

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Training & Events

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

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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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

This training give a general overview of bullying and bullying prevention looking at definitions, laws, statistics , different forms of bull...

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Staff Wellbeing

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This training package offers the following training available in one hour sessions:Staff wellbeing and mental health awareness; looking at w...

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Good Practice in Drugs Education

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This one-hour training session will help schools identify the key requirements for effective drug and alcohol education and understand how t...

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Social and Emotional Health Development Training

Priority Primary Secondary Special

This staff CPD session addresses the importance of a whole-school approach in promoting the development of Social and Emotional Health skill...

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British Values and SMSC - Building Cohesive Communities - 12th June 2020

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This training course explores the guidance issued by the DfE around the active promotion of ‘British Values’ within school and introduces a...

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Drugs Intervention Training

Priority Secondary

This three-hour training course is for pastoral or school health staff within schools to be able to identify and support pupils who may be a...

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An Introduction to Drugs Education and Drugs Awareness

Universal

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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