Team Manager

Helen Cameron

Health and Wellbeing Manager
 

  • Health and wellbeing reviews, updates on health inequalities and the evidence base
  • Healthy Schools and Healthy School London bronze silver and gold awards
  • Healthy Early Years
  • Needs analysis and evaluation
  • Signposting to services that support the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children and families
  • Guidance on trauma informed approaches and whole school approaches to preventing and addressing youth violence

020 7527 5591

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Early Years Health and Wellbeing

Suad Ahmed

Health Improvement Officer - EY

Mental Health, Smoking, Substance Misuse, Immunisations and Teengage pregnancy
  • Healthy Early Years
  • Advice, guidance, training and signposting for early years staff on:
    • mental health
    • smoking cessation and smoke free homes
    • alcohol and substance misuse
    • immunisations
    • Teenage pregnancy
  • Advice on how to raise health issues with parents for multi agency teams and individual staff

0207 527 5552

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Jane Schofield

EYFS and Health Development Officer.

Healthy eating, physical activity,  oral health
  • Healthy Early Years
  • Advice, guidance, training and signposting for early years staff on health and well being in the EYFS.
    • healthy eating
    • physical development
    • physical activity
    • oral healt

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Healthy Eating, Cooking and Nutrition

Vacant

Health Improvement Adviser (Cooking and Nutrition)

  • Health and well-being reviews, Healthy Schools and Healthy School London (bronze, silver and gold award)
  • In house and central training for primary schools to develop cooking and nutrition in the curriculum
  • Signposting to services that support the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children and families
  • Training and support for primary schools and children’s centres to work on promoting healthy lifestyles for targeted children and families through the Families for Life programme
  • Support to develop effective teaching and learning in cooking and nutrition /food technology at KS1 – KS4
  • Advice on high quality cooking and nutrition teaching resources involving external agencies and assessment

 

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Marjon Willers

Specialist Dietitian for Schools and Early Years.

  • Health and wellbeing reviews, Healthy Schools London Bronze, Silver and Gold
  • Healthy Early Years
  • Advice and guidance on supporting pupils where there are concerns about their weight, including on Families for Life
  • Support for development of food policy and consultation
  • Support to implement the statutory standards for school food and voluntary food and drink guidelines for early years and promote a healthy eating environment
  • Training for lunchtime supervisors and breakfast club coordinators
  • Support for schools around creating a safe and healthy environment for children with food allergies and diabetes
  • Advice on water provision and dining room environment, including dining room observations
  • Packed lunch advice, audit and policy

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Personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education

Lorraine King

Lorraine

Health Improvement  Adviser: PSHE and Children’s Life Skills (Primary)

PSHE and life skills advice, guidance and support for leaders and practitioners:

  • Whole school/strategic policies (e.g. sex and relationships, mental health and wellbeing, drug, alcohol and tobacco)
  • Individual coaching and mentoring sessions for leaders and teachers
  • Planning, monitoring and assessment
  • Teaching resources and signposting to health and wellbeing services for staff, children and families
  • Feedback on lessons and workshops
  • School community awareness (staff, pupils, parents, governors and services) including consultations and focus groups
  • Healthy Schools / Healthy Schools London bronze, silver and gold award
  • Advice for health, voluntary and alternative provision organisations working with schools/primary aged children

020 7527 2926

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Janine Killough

Health Improvement Adviser: Young People’s Life Skills

  • PSHE education advice, guidance and training (secondary) – in secondary schools, PRUs, special schools, APs
  • Sex and relationships education (SRE) support and training
  • Healthy Schools / Healthy School London bronze, silver and gold awards
  • School policy development (SRE and drug policies)
  • Signposting to services that support health and wellbeing of vulnerable children and families / can support in PSHE lessons

020 7527 5137

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Mental Health

Lil Fahy

Lil

Health Improvement Adviser: Mental Health

  • Advice and guidance to support the Islington Mental Health and Resilience in Islington Schools (iMHARS)
  • Supporting schools around; building resilience, help for vulnerable pupils, staff wellbeing, and engaging parents.
  • School policy development (mental health and resilience)
  • Advice and guidance on using quality improvement methodology and evidence based interventions to bring about whole school improvement in mental health and resilience.
  • Signposting to services that support the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children and families

020 7527 8853

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Physical education, school sport and physical activity (PESSPA)

Dave Bateman

Dave

PE Adviser

 

  • Advice, guidance and training for primary school PE, sport and physical activity
  • Provide Islington Active Leader training for upper Key Stage 2 pupils
  • Guidance pertaining to the PE and Sport Premium
  • INSET and development work with PE subject leaders and any school staff involved in delivering PE
  • Support in preparation for OFSTED visits
  • Quality assurance of curricular and/or extra-curricular external providers
  • Competition support
  • Assistance with Quality Mark applications

020 7527 4544

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Denise Lake

Denise

Health Improvement Officer: Physical Activity

  • Increasing participation in physical activity for children and young people
  • Advice and guidance on ways to engage the less sporty children in physical activity
  • Information about training and other professional development opportunities
  • Information about local resources available for schools
  • Signposting to sports providers and Islington partners
  • Monitoring and evaluating physical activity programmes

020 7527 4544

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Michael Peet

Michael

School Competition/Sports Development Officer

  • Co-ordinating and delivering inter-school competitions
  • Supporting opportunities for young people to become sports leaders
  • Linking schools to local sports clubs and community providers
  • Advice and support on sports competitions delivered in school
  • Advice and guidance for schools working towards the School Games Mark

020 7527 8525

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