Training

Healthy Lifestyles

Manchester Healthy Schools is committed to raising awareness about the importance of healthy lifestyles and equipping staff with the knowledge and understanding about a multi-faceted approach to reducing obesity amongst children and young people.

Training has been developed to support schools to develop healthy eating policies and best practice around encouraging physical activity for all ages.

Universal training is available for all schools that have completed the Health Check.

Schools that have prioritised Healthy Lifestyles this year will have access to a wider selection of bespoke or 'in-house' training and support to ensure that they are able to make significant progress in this area.

Please contact emma.schneider@cmft.nhs.uk for more information.

Please find a full list of training available to support healthy lifestyles below. Bespoke training for secondary schools and special schools is available on request.


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, and incorporates a range of resources, staff training and interventions around the topic areas of healthy eating, physical activity and body image.

Training & Events

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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Healthy Weight Action Group Meetings

Universal Primary

The 2016 Childhood Obesity Strategy recognises the key role that schools have in supporting healthier eating, physical activity and shaping...

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Active Lifestyles- The importance of Physical Activity

Priority Primary

This one hour training course covers the importance of a whole-school approach to Physical Activity, in line with the Government ‘Childhood...

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Healthy Lifestyles: Wednesday 13th February 2019

Universal Primary

This 2 hour training incorporates what is a Healthy Lifestyle and focuses on why it is so important in today's current climate. The aim of t...

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