Support, guidance, professional development and resources for schools and early years settings on all aspects of health and wellbeing.

Health and Wellbeing Directory

Find organisations that can support your work with children, young people and their families, plus the Health and Wellbeing team contact details.

Healthy eating and food poverty

Healthy eating and cooking skills


Includes guidance on food provision across the day.

Families for Life

Families for Life has been developed to support families to make healthier lifestyle choices.

Personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education


An updated scheme of work with guidance and lesson plans for health and relationships, RSE, drugs, physical wellbeing, equality, safety and mental wellbeing.

Physical education, school sport and physical activity (PESSPA)

Locally developed teaching and learning resources and policy and practice guidance.

Social and emotional mental health

Islington Mental Health and Resilience in Schools (iMHARS)

Develop resilience, promote positive mental health and support children at risk of, or experiencing, mental health problems.

Islington Trauma Informed Practices in Schools (iTIPS)

A project that works to develop and embed whole-school trauma approaches in schools.

School Wellbeing Service

School Wellbeing Service

Resources from Islington's School Wellbeing Service.

Staff wellbeing

We have put together a range of resources to support staff wellbeing.

Parents and carers wellbeing

Resources for school staff to use to support parents in the school community. Includes resources to share with parents on:

  • Looking after their own wellbeing
  • supporting the wellbeing of their child
  • signposting to further help and support

Wellbeing return and recovery

Documents and practical resources to guide a recovery curriculum during the return to school. These resources will help promote pupil wellbeing and address and minimise the impact of COVID-19 on the school community.

Healthy Programmes

Immunisation and health protection section

Information about health services, immunisations and managing common childhood illnesses.

Healthy Early Years

Information on the Healthy Early Years programme.

Healthy Schools

Information on programmes for schools.

Health and wellbeing on-line shop

Purchase, download and review sample packs and learning resources available from the Health and Wellbeing team.