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Emotional Health and Wellbeing

If you’d like this training delivered as an INSET or Twilight session for your school or MAT, or for any further information, contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk


School Council Workshop

This workshop is for Cornwall school staff who are looking for ways to raise the profile of the school council in their school. The session is packed with ideas on how to improve communication between council members and other pupils and members of the school community.

Summary of Learning Outcomes:

  • An introduction to school council constitutions and policy
  • How the UNCRC fits in with school councils
  • Tools to help make decisions and record your meetings
  • The importance of communicating about your work
  • The opportunity to share ideas and good practice

For any further information please contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk


Resilience and Self Esteem Toolkit (ReSET)

This highly popular training day for primary schools is a real “hands on”, interactive workshop, with opportunities to try some of the activities, explore the support materials and discuss ideas for different school situations. A big part of the day is about sharing good practice and ideas for delivery on the ground, as a whole school or class or through intervention work, 1:1 or in groups.

Learning Objectives for Primary Schools workshop training:

  • Raise awareness of Emotional Health and Wellbeing
  • Recognise the importance of a whole school approach to EHWB
  • Explore ideas for increasing emotional literacy
  • Consider a range of coping strategies
  • Explore ways of increasing positive self-esteem
  • Explore a range of tools and ideas to support this work in class or intervention work
  • Shared good practice 

For more information on ReSET check our pages on the Cornwall Healthy Schools website including feedback from previous training.   

Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm.

Cost: Free

If you’d like this training delivered as an INSET or Twilight session for your school or MAT, or for any further information, contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk

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Thinkuknow Introduction Course

Course Aims

This course is run by a CEOP trained Ambassador (i.e. a professional who has completed our Ambassador training course).

The Thinkuknow Introduction course covers:

  • Introduction to CEOP and Reporting
  • Children and Young People Online
  • Online Sexual Abuse
  • Nude Selfies: What Professionals Need to Know
  • The Thinkuknow Resources

 Who should attend?

This course is aimed at professionals who work directly with children and young people, including:

  • Teachers
  • Youth workers
  • Social workers
  • Police officers
  • Child Protection professionals

Delegate criteria and cost

The Thinkuknow Introduction course is free for all delegates to attend.

All delegates attending the Thinkuknow Training course must present photographic ID to the Ambassador running the training at Event Registration for verification purposes. Acceptable forms of photographic ID are a passport, driver’s licence or work ID.

Additionally, we ask delegates to provide a letter from their employer on headed paper, signed by a manager stating:

  • The delegate’s role and length of employment period/association with the organisation they are representing;
  • The relevance of the training to the delegate’s role;
  • How the delegate intends to apply the knowledge gained;
  • Confirmation that the organisation has undertaken necessary risk assessment that the delegate is suitable to work with children and young people.
  • This must be supplied at event registration when attending the Thinkuknow Introduction course.

As a law enforcement agency, CEOP insists that any convictions are disclosed directly to us prior to attending the event - ceopeducation@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk

Law enforcement officers (i.e. NCA Officers, police officers and those employed by a police service) do not need to provide this letter. Please present your police work ID or Warrant Card at event registration.

For any further information please contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk

Time: 09.30am - 12.45pm

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Whole School Approach to Good Mental Health

This course has been designed in response to requests for support from schools around promoting good mental health and wellbeing.  Our informative and interactive workshop aims to raise your awareness of: 

      • Mental health and mental ill-health
      • Behaviours and risk and resilience factors
      • The importance of early intervention
      • Ideas for school-based support/interventions
      • Access to further support 
      • Looking after yourself

For any further information please contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk

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Teaching Drug and Alcohol Education with Confidence

This training will support educators to build confidence and expertise in delivering a Drug and Alcohol programme which is well resourced and meets the needs of young people.   It will enable educators to provide an inclusive, confident approach to discussions, questions and lessons.  The immensely popular Christopher Winter Project (CWP) ‘Teaching Drug and Alcohol Education with Confidence’ resource is explored, with opportunities to use the stimulating, interactive resources and activities, along with along with useful assessment and evaluation tools. There are versions for primary and secondary schools. 

If you’d like this training delivered as an INSET or Twilight session for your school or MAT, or for any further information, contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk


Teaching Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence

This training will support educators to build confidence and expertise in delivering a Relationships and Sex Education programme which is well resourced and meets the needs of young people. It will enable educators to provide an inclusive, confident approach to discussions, questions and lessons. The immensely popular Christopher Winter Project (CWP) ‘Relationships and Sex Education with Confidence’ resource is explored, with opportunities to use the stimulating, interactive resources and activities, along with useful assessment and evaluation tools. There are versions for primary and secondary schools. 

If you’d like this training delivered as an INSET or Twilight session for your school or MAT, or for any further information, contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk


BHF Active Club

The British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Active Club pack is a resource to help plan and deliver fun and inclusive activity. It is a user-friendly resource that provides an ideal starting point for those who may not have any previous experience of delivering physical activity. Topics covered include:

  • Why physical activity is so important
  • Ways to encourage children to get active at school (including those who are reluctant)
  • A range of practical activity ideas to use outside and during wet play, to help children become more active 

This training is perfect for teachers, TAs and lunchtime supervisors.  Don’t forget your trainers as you will be trying out some of the activities!

Cost: Free


Lunchtime Supervisors' Workshop

Lunchtime supervisors have a vital and at times challenging role in promoting a positive 'lunchtime experience' for children, which is a central part of a healthy school food culture. This workshop is highly interactive with opportunity for sharing of experiences between participants and discussion around the challenges of this particular role.

The content includes:

      •  School Food Plan, guidelines and Ofsted awareness
      •  Encourage healthy choices at lunchtime including hidden sugars
      •  Supporting relationships and wellbeing
      •  The Eatwell Guide
      • Encouraging physical activity at lunchtimes 

Lasting 2.5 hours, this course can be arranged at a date and time to suit you (free of charge). We ask for a minimum of 8 delegates and quiet space and facilities to deliver the training. You may like to join up with other schools in your local area or cluster to form a cluster based training session - a great way of sharing ideas, best practice and finding out what goes on in the schools around you. For any further information, contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk


Promoting Positive Food Culture

A positive food culture can have an impact across the school environment for pupil and staff wellbeing, as well as affecting physical health. This workshop is highly interactive with opportunity to explore how to promote food and healthy lifestyles throughout the school.

The content includes:

      •  School Food Plan, guidelines and Ofsted awareness
      •  Packed lunches, snack and school meals
      •  Meeting the curriculum guidance for cooking
      •  Ideas for growing in school
      • Encouraging a positive food culture and ethos through assemblies and other activities
      • Resources and signposting

Suitable for primary and secondary settings, delegates are welcome to attend our open sessions, or alternatively this course can be arranged at a date and time to suit you (free of charge) as an inset or twilight session. We ask for a minimum of 8 delegates and quiet space and facilities to deliver the training. You may like to join up with other schools in your local area or cluster to form a cluster based training session - a great way of sharing ideas, best practice and finding out what goes on in the schools around you. For any further information, contact healthy.schools@cornwall.gov.uk