The following list of statements may be helpful as an overview when you are completing your self evaluation.

Management Statement
1. Management has systems in place to ensure that there is effective co-ordination of health promotion

2. Management works collaboratively with the whole school community developing effective partnerships in relation to health promotion

3. Management is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively promotes the health and well-being of staff, pupils and parents

4. The management involves the whole school community in developing policies and aspects of the school plan

5. Management ensures that staff participate in appropriate continuous professional development

6. Management has systematic processes in place for updating health policies and programmes for health topics, and staff are aware of available

7. All staff are aware of school policy and procedures which are in place regarding abusive behaviour, eg child protection, domestic abuse anti-racism, anti-bullying/sectarianism

8. There is a whole school responsibility for Health and Safety procedures

Environment
1. The school environment is welcoming, orderly and attractive with good displays promoting health related messages. It is clean, free of litter and signs of vandalism

2. All staff and pupils are encouraged to become actively involved in maintaining a safe, clean environment

3. Schools adopt a whole-child, whole school approach to food

4. Every effort is made to co-ordinate and provide accommodation for health services, taking into consideration privacy, support and comfort

5. The school playground is developed as a safe, social area to meet the needs of children and young people

6. The school actively promotes safe travel to and from its premises and specifically encourages active and healthy travel options

7. The school takes an active role in developing and caring for the environment within the local community

Learning & Teaching
1. In health education appropriate learning and teaching methodology is practised

2. Children and young people learn to build and experience healthy relationships and develop self-respect for others in a climate that enables them to develop

3. Visiting contributors work in planned and appropriate co-operation with pupils and teachers

4. There is flexibility within the curriculum for the consideration of health topics as identified by children and young people, staff and parents

5. In Health Education there is appropriate input covering nutrition, physical education/activity, sex and relationships education, drugs education and emotional health and well-being for pupils at all stages

6. The school demonstrates a commitment to health education across the curriculum through the organisation of special events

Ethos
1. Pupils take an active role in the decision making process

2. Personal support for employees is available

3. Parents explore and engage in health activities offered by the school

4. There are open lines of communication with parents in relation to health

5. The school values curricular and extra-curricular achievement of pupils

6. Staff and pupils recognise that the way they treat each other is important for their health

7. The staff team are aware of all areas of pastoral care and are sensitive to pupils’ individual needs

8. Health activities are promoted through the work in the classroom and into the community

9. Emotional health and well-being are actively promoted throughout the school to pupils, staff, parents and the wider community