The Healthy Early Years London (HEYL) programme is an awards scheme funded by the Mayor of London which supports and recognises achievements in child health, wellbeing and development in early years settings.

HEYL complements and enhances the statutory Early Years foundation stage framework, adding to the focus on children, families and staff health and wellbeing.

The 4 levels of Awards - HEYL First Steps, Bronze, Silver and Gold - can be used to improve and support practice in all Early Years settings

HEYL will support the Mayor’s upcoming Health Inequalities Strategy and help every London child to have a healthy start to life, with improvements in healthy life expectancy, child obesity and wellbeing.

Islington Healthy early years gold awardsIslington Healthy early years gold awards

Congratulations to the following settings that have achieved Islington HEYL gold award


St Mark’s CE primary school nursery: gold universal / targeted case study 


Willow children's centre: gold universal / targeted case study


Packington children’s centre: gold universal / targeted case study


Aberdeen Park nursery: gold universal / targeted case study


Blythwood community nursery: gold universal / targeted case study