Many schools, sports teams and clubs fundraise to raise money to purchase resources and equipment. Fundraising can be an opportunity to promote healthy lifestyles to the whole school community. Parents Voice give us a list of healthy fundraising ideas for your school.
"Come along to our exercise classes. Everyone is welcome! Bring along a towel, some water, and your friends and family!"
Find a Compass Health free or low cost community class near you.
Healthy Futures FREE templates to help you to initiate healthy change in your community.
In 2006 the school began a series of small changes in the food and beverage environment which have resulted in significant weight loss among pupils – and a lot of other striking improvements in behaviour, attendance, health and learning achievements. That Sugar Film tells the Yendarra School story.
These are guidelines to assist you in writing your school policy, it is up to your school which suggestions you incorporate into your particular document. We suggest you consult with others, including the principal of the school early in this process.
The philosophy of Garden to Table (GTT) is to encourage children to learn to grow, harvest and cook their own fresh, seasonal vegetables, thus encouraging higher vegetable consumption. This project aims to evaluate the programme in four low decile Wellington schools to ascertain whether it improves the nutritional quality of children’s diets, nutrition knowledge and willingness to try new foods.