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Offsite Activities
The Outdoor Education Activities Service is supported by specialist advisers from the Hampshire County Council Outdoor Education, PE and DofE Service (OEPEDE)
The Service supports the delivery of high quality and safely managed outdoor education including off site activity and educational visits, outdoor learning, training and development, physical educatio...

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Winter Readiness advice for schools and nurseries
02 Dec
Pupils and staff in schools are particularly susceptible to infections which increase over the winter months, such as seasonal influenza (flu) and stomach infections (such as norovirus). These can be very infectious and cause outbreaks in school settings due to close contact. The spread of these illnesses can be limited by infection control practices within the school. This briefing provides: 1. Key messages for head teachers and nursery leaders on winter preparedness. 2. Two checklists on flu and norovirus readiness, including when and how to report outbreaks. 3. Leaflets and further information on flu, norovirus, meningitis and measles.
Finance: WBC Scheme for Financing Schools 2019
21 Nov
Schools Funding: WBC Scheme for Financing Schools 2019
Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub - November 2019
11 Nov
Health and Wellbeing in Schools Update - November 2019 Live Well, Learn Well The clocks have moved, the days are getting shorter and this is the time of year our sense of Wellbeing may be under more pressure. Knowing this provides an opportunity to shine a light on Wellbeing and take time to reflect on – · How is my sleep? · Do the dark nights and morning’s impact on my levels of physical activity? · Is there a desire to eat more comfort food? · How much time is spent with family and friends? Public Health England have launched Every Mind matters self –care tool. Find out more in the new issue of the Hub. New resources to encourage students to explore the benefits of sleep on the brain and the body from Rise Above and are also featured in the Hub. Also in this issue of the Hub – · New Young Health Champions at The Willink School · 74% of schools took part in the recent West Berkshire PSHE survey · Dates for Health and Wellbeing in Award, 5 Ways to Wellbeing and Healthy lifestyles workshops for school based staff. · A jam packed calendar of events.