This key area addresses the importance of schools having a school health policy or policies that promote the health of students and the whole school community. The policy/ policies will help guide schools in their health promoting practices such as nutrition education and creating a safe and healthy physical and psycho-social environment. The school health policy should be developed in consultation with the whole school community.
1.2 The school has an overall policy on health promotion/ school health
1.3 School staff knows about the health promotion/school health policy
1.4 The school has appointed a School Health Assistant or a School Health Focal Point
1.6 Opportunities are provided for students’ and parents’ views to inform school policy and practice
1.8 The Healthy School Working Group has developed to include the wider community
Parents participating in the schools
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