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Health Promotion


Howdenburn encourages its pupils to lead an active,healthy lifestyle through


  • Encouraging our pupils to choose healthy options for snacks and lunches.
  • Encouraging our pupils to drink water frequently 
  • Ensuring a friendly and positive ethos throughout the School
  • Supporting pupils through Promoting Positive Behaviour strategies
  • Providing a wide variety of after school clubs throughout the session
  • Growing our own flowers, fruit, vegetables and herbs. Using our ingredients to create healthy dishes e.g. soup
  • working with local providers of healthy food to encourage good food choices
  • Providing supervisors, pupil buddies and equipment to promote active playgrounds
  • Eco-school activities led by our eco council, including the formation of a School Travel Plan
  • Pupil Junior Road Safety Officers
  • Pupil Junior Active School Co-ordinators
  • Fruity Fridays from time to time
  • Swimming Blocks for upper primary pupils
  • Breakfast Club available to all pupils, 3 days each week.
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