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Health and Wellbeing
Health and Wellbeing

At Victoria Primary, we endeavour to be a health promoting school.  Fruit is available at lunch times and we encourage all children to bring in a bottle of water to sip in class during the day.  Only water is permitted to drink in class however, you wil have the opportunity to purchase milk at the start of the year which is provided each day.  We would also ask you to provide a healthy snack for your child at playtime.  We encourage children to bring ’a snack without a pack’ to cut down on our litter too.  Children will be allowed the occasional treat in school when baking or at parties.

We ask that you do not provide a cake or sweeties for the class when it is your child’s birthday.

As well as this focus on health eating and physical health through our commitment to 2 hours of PE per week, we aim to provide our pupils with the skills to keep good mental health also.  Each term, all classes will have a key Health and Wellbeing skill which they will develop.  This will be achieved through classwork and school-wide assembly projects. During your child’s journey through school, they will participate in lessons about sensitive aspects of learning, e.g. relationships, sexual health, parenthood, drugs awareness etc. Class teachers will inform parents before these lessons take place.