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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

Boost - 14th March 2019

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This one-day train-the-trainer course will enable staff to successfully use the Boost resources with their parents and carers. Boost is a si...

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Connect 5 Training - 7th February 2019

Universal Primary Secondary Special

This skills-based training course aims to build the confidence and competence of front-line staff so they are able to respond helpfully to y...

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Life skills-based Education for Drug Use Prevention - 5th March 2019

Universal Primary Secondary

The aim of the training is to introduce teachers and other educators who work with young people to use life skills-based approaches for drug...

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The Links between Communication and Behaviour - 20th March 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This half day course covers basic theory on speech, language and communication needs as well as discussion on hidden language impairments an...

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An Introduction to Eating Disorders - 19th March 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This course explores the clinical definitions of eating disorders and the predisposing factors that may contribute to the development of the...

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Supporting Bereaved Children and Young People - 29th January 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This session will illustrate our understanding of the impact of bereavement on children and young people, drawing on both theoretical backgr...

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Supporting the Emotional Wellbeing of LGBT and Questioning Young People - 7th March 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This course will explore factors impacting on the wellbeing and experiences of LGBTQ+ young people as well as practical strategies for effec...

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An Introduction to Autism - 14th March 2019

External Primary Special

This session is for anyone working with primary school age children and their families. It will provide an overview of Autism including unde...

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Mental Health and Self Esteem - 28th March 2019

External Primary Secondary Special

This one day course is designed for participants to develop a greater understanding of self-esteem and factors that can influence this. The...

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