|Woodlane School Receives Healthy Schools Gold Award|
Community special school "delighted" to be first in London
Community special school, Woodlane High School in Du Cane Road has become the first school in London to receive a Healthy Schools London Gold Award for its work promoting healthy lifestyles.
On its website. the school says: "
We are delighted to inform you that Woodlane High School is the first school in London to achieve the Healthy Schools Gold Award. We have been recognised as a school which provides a high level of support to all pupils, to ensure they live healthy and happy lifestyles.
The school also promotes healthy eating by providing pupils with free healthy breakfasts, offering balanced lunch options and giving fruit out at break and lunchtimes to pupils and staff. In addition it uses the curriculum to help promote healthy living – through technology lessons, science lessons, PE and PSHE lessons, including sex education. Extra-curricular activities include cooking clubs, gardening clubs and sports clubs.
14 schools across the borough are registered with the Healthy Schools London programme, with All Saints, Addison, Avonmore, Normand Croft, Wormholt Park and Fulham Cross schools achieving Bronze Awards and St Stephen's Primary School in Uxbridge Road achieving a Silver Award.
Find out more about the scheme here.
April 28, 2014