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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 of 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 pupils’ resilience and life skills around alcohol and...

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Emotional Health and Resilience

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

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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 disorder (YoungMinds, 2017). Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to supporting schools to develop early intervent...

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Relationships and Sex Education

Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to ensuring good quality, age appropriate sex and relationship education 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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Training & Events

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

Safeguarding and Sensitive Questions – Be a confident RSE practitioner!

Priority Primary Secondary Special

Suitable for all Key Stages, this hour-long training session seeks to give all staff the confidence in having those ‘difficult conversations...

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RSE Policy Guidance

Priority Primary Secondary Special

Both primary and secondary schools have a legal obligation to have an up-to-date RSE policy that describes the content of the relationship a...

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Sexual Health - Inclusive RSE in Secondary Schools

Priority Secondary

This training session looks at how we can engage with young people, free from assumptions about gender, sex and sexuality. LGBT+ issues shou...

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Pride 123 Refresher Training

Universal Primary Special

Pride 123 is an interactive web-based drugs and safety education programme for primary schools. This one-hour refresher provides an opportun...

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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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ADHD and ASD Awareness - 19th June 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This course covers Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). An overview of the disorders and s...

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Substance Misuse and Mental Health - 25th June 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This course focuses on the relationship between substance misuse and mental health. Participants will explore: different types of drugs and...

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Identifying and working with the wellbeing needs of refugee and asylum-seeking children and young people - 26th June 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This day is for those with little or no knowledge to support their work with refugee and asylum seeking people. Through a blend of theory an...

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