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The West Yorkshire Asthma Friendly Schools Initiative aims to improve the care of pupils with asthma by raising awareness through information, training and support for school staff as well as pupils, parents and carers. The benefits of becoming an Asthma Friendly School are:

  • Improved asthma awareness and management in schools
  • Improved support to pupils with asthma encouraging an inclusive environment
  • Additional support with the health, safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Ensures the school are implementing current and best practice asthma management strategies
  • Enables the school to promote its self-evaluated status to ensure that the community is aware of the school's commitment to asthma friendly strategies

 

For further information please visit: West Yorkshire asthma friendly schools :: West Yorkshire Health & Care Partnership (wypartnership.co.uk)

Asthma Friendly Flowchart

 

Many congratulations to the following Leeds schools who have achieved this award:

Alwoodley Primary School

Cookridge Primary School

Dixons Unity Academy

Gildersome Primary School

Hawksworth C of E Primary School

Hawksworth Wood Primary School

Hill Top Primary Academy

Ireland Wood Primary School

Meadowfield Primary School

St. Francis Catholic Primary School Morley

Pudsey Lowtown Primary School

Spring Bank Primary School

Weetwood Primary School

Westerton Primary Academy

Whingate Primary School

 

How do we become an Asthma Friendly School?

  1. Contact your local place team (email schoolwellbeing@leeds.gov.uk) to inform them you would like to become asthma friendly.
  2. Start to work through the key objectives using the recommendations in the supporting documents such as completing necessary training.

Once your school has achieved the outlined objectives your local place team will present your school with the Asthma Friendly Schools Certificate.

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  • Cohorts: Early Years, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, Primary, Secondary
  • Categories: Curriculum/teaching, Leadership/management, Statutory Guidance, Planning, Policies, Research
  • Audiences: Teachers, Parents, Governors, School Staff