A series of school Health Safety & Wellbeing events have been held in the lead up to the Lancaster District annual Health Festival with local school children aged five to 11 years old with the aim of sharing important messages through classroom sessions and fun outdoor activities.
The sessions for Reception to Year 6 students were organised by Lancaster Integrated Care Community (ICC) and held at Ryelands Primary and Nursery School, Willow Lane Primary School, the Cathedral Catholic Primary School and Christ Church Primary School.
Sarah Baines, Development Lead for Lancaster ICC, said: “We wanted to share key health wellbeing and safety messages with pupils in a safe and reliable way. We have looked at what are healthybehaviours around physical activities, diet and food, and mental health and wellbeing.
Lancaster ICC would like to thank all the organisations involved in the events:
Lancashire Constabulary, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, NWAS, Lancaster City Council,WiseUp, Kooth, Lancaster and Morecambe College, Morecambe Football Club, UHMBT, Child and Adult Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Laura Sandham Dance, Claver Hill, CancerCare, Royal National Lifeboat Institute, Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, Less Food Futures, Galloways Society for the Blind and We Are With You.
A student at Cathedral Catholic Primary School said: “This has been the best day ever.”
Head at Willow Lane said "The children had such a fun day. They really enjoyed every session and it was great to see so many members of our community there".