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The Health and Wellbeing Service, Children & Families, Leeds City Council, supports schools and settings with the following:

  • advisory support;
  • professional development;
  • bespoke support.


Across the following areas:

  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH);  
  • Healthy eating; support to reduce and prevent obesity, implementation of the School Food Plan and support with statutory School Food Standards;
  • Physical activity and Physical Education;
  • Personal Social Health Education (PSHE);
  • Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSHE) and Health Education;
  • Sexual health;
  • Drugs, alcohol and substance misuse;
  • Sustainability, eco-friendly schools and climate education.


We also offer:    

  • ‘My Health, My School’ (MHMS) pupil perception survey (available nationally);
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid training (Mental Health Aware available online nationally, Champion and First Aider training available in Leeds);
  • Leeds Healthy Schools programme (available nationally);
  • Investors in Pupils programme (available nationally);
  • PSHE lesson: classroom co-delivery sessions (available in Leeds only);
  • Leeds MindMate Friendly programme (available in Leeds only).


Virtual offer:

The Health and Wellbeing Service has been fully operational during the coronavirus pandemic providing virtual support to colleagues in schools and settings including:

  • virtual teacher network meetings;
  • eLearning CPD modules;
  • webinar delivery of live training sessions and classroom support;
  • virtual 1:1 support;
  • wellbeing survey for parents, pupils and EYFS;
  • mental health and wellbeing resources;
  • virtual staff meetings;
  • virtual assemblies.

This work continues moving forward.