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"85% of parents reported that they had noticed a change in their child’s attitude towards healthy food and exercise as a result of the interventions."

Harewood - Jumpstart programme

"We've really benefitted from being involved with the Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning partnership, and being able to use a lot of their resources and support."

Matthew Morgan 
Headmaster, Sir Thomas Rich's School

29.5% of the students reported wanting their bodies to look like celebrities before the lessons which reduced to 16% post intervention.

Newent - Body image and self esteem programme

How does the process work?

Read our Ten Steps to gaining and maintaining Healthy Schools/Healthy FE status

The Gloucestershire Healthy Schools / FE accreditation process have been carefully designed to support schools through the process

Read more about our Review Tool.

Online Pupil Survey

The OPS has been developed by Foster and Brown Research in partnership with Gloucestershire Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership to find out what children and young people really think about a range of health-related issues.

What's new

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OPS (On-Line Pupils Survey) - Completion date extended

Please note that due to the bad weather resulting in some schools having to close for the day, the date for schools to complete the OPS has been extended to 29th March

Gloucestershire's Nurture Group (NG) Survey 2018

Gloucestershire County Council’s Educational Psychology Service (EPS) and the NG Steering Committee are carrying out a survey regarding the use of Nurture Groups and Nurturing Approaches in the Local Authority. Having championed the use of Nurture Groups for the past 4 years, we would be very grateful if you could complete the questionnaire below, as the results will be used to help us make decisions regarding further support and help in the future. Please complete the survey regardless of whether or not you have a Nurture Group - this survey will take 2 minutes for settings with no NG and approximately 10 minutes for those with a NG.

To complete the survey on-line:

Please click here to complete the hardcopy survey  

Please return the completed survey to:

Oonagh Davies at Gloucestershire E.P. Service, 4 - 6 Commercial Road  Gloucester  GL1 2EA


Ride for Ryder Schools Challenge 2018

With the aim of getting more children on their bikes, Sue Ryder are launching the Ride for Ryder Schools Challenge 2018.  Raising awareness and vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice (LCH). 

For more details and to find out how you can join the cycling festivities please click here

Old Spot's Trail

Are you ready for the 2018 Daily Mile challenge?

​Old Spot is back! This year our piggy friend wants you to explore the Great British Isles.

Will you take on the challenge? Every class, from every school, in the county is challenged to take on Old Spot. Track your daily miles to take you from TopToTail – the distance  from John O’Groats to Lands End – that’s an amazing 874 miles!

Remember this could be one of your interventions for your Healthy Schools Award! Contact your GHLL lead teacher

When will you need to complete this challenge? The challenge runs from the 19th of March to the 22nd of June 2018.

Click here to visit the website and sign up to make sure you receive your daily miles pack before the 12th of March! Packs to be sent week commencing 26th of February.

PSHE education supports academic success, says major evidence review - Dec 2017

'Very strong evidence’ that PSHE (personal, social, health and economic) learning has a positive impact on academic attainment, according to independent Pro Bono Economics review.

Disadvantaged pupils enjoy greatest benefits to academic performance

Through its proven impact on physical and mental health, levels of bullying and general behaviour, PSHE education removes barriers to learning and develops skills that help young people succeed


PSHE Association urges Government to follow through with proposals to make PSHE statutory, in line with other subjects, to ensure all pupils benefit.

To view the full report click here

Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning

Welcome to Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning. This is an umbrella organisation for Gloucestershire Healthy Schools and Gloucestershire Healthy FE (Further Education).

GHLL was launched in July 2012 for schools and colleges across Gloucestershire, supported by Leading Teachers.

Funding is through Public Health and by Gloucestershire County Council. Schools and colleges are offered this supported intervention at no cost.


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