Welcome to our FAQ area. We hope you find all of the information you are looking for on the health4schools futures programme. Should you require any other details besides those provided below, please don't hesitate to contact us.
How can we sign up to the programme?
health4schools futures operates in Gloucestershire and is currently open only to county schools who have participated in the original programme. If you are a Gloucestershire school and wish to be considered for involvement in the future, please contact us.
Are downloadable resources available to support the programme?
The original health4schools programme resource pack offers a wealth of information on healthy lifestyles. There is no specific resource pack to support the current health4schools futures programme but a variety of resources for sustainable schools, provided by various organisations, are listed in the resources section.
How many schools have participated in the programme?
100 schools took part in the original programme from 2004 - 2008. Since 2009, 66 schools, from the original network, have participated in health4schools futures.
Has the programme been evaluated?
The original programme was evaluated throughout each phase, summarised in annual review reports by the programme co-ordinator. External evaluation of health4schools futures was conducted, in 2010-2011 by the International Research Institute in Sustainability at The University of Gloucestershire. The programme continues to be evaluated by the programme co-ordinator.
Who are the programme partners?
health4schools futures is a partnership programme supported by Kraft Foods, Gloucestershire County Council and NHS Gloucestershire.
Who delivers the programme?
Development and implementation is managed by a programme co-ordinator and guided by an advisory group.
The programme is currently delivered by: Gloucestershire County Council Waste Education Team; Environmental education consultant, previously employed by The Wilderness Centre (GCC); Severn Wye Energy Agency Education Officer; Severn Trent Water Education Officer