Posts tagged: Health Promotion

Walk to School

What is Walk to School AKA WoW?

WoW is a simple scheme that enables schools and local authorities to promote walking to school throughout the entire school year. Children get badges when they walk at least once a week for a month.

Walk to School Dates for 2009

  • 24 June 2009 – WoW badge design competition – winners will be announced.
  • 18 – 22 May 2009 – It’s Walk to School Week 2009!
  • 20 March 2009 – Deadline for schools to enter the WoW badge design competition.
  • 23 February 2009 – Schools competition to design WoW badges for 2009/10 will be launched.
  • Walk to School also has sections for children, parents and schools.

    Downloads include publications:

  • Backseat Children Report
  • Safer School Journeys
  • Walk to School Campaign Guide
  • Setting up a WoW Walking Zone – Teachers pack Posters
  • Logos
  • Walk to School is more about healthy children but there is also a Road/Street safety message involved. And links for further resources. Visit the Walk to School website.

    Keeping Children Safe from Scalds and Burns

    Direct Gov

    Direct Gov

    The Kitchen and equipment within it used for cooking and making food and drinks are responsible for more 50% of all scalds and burns.

    This site contains information on Scalds & Burns in English and in Welsh and covers:

  • In the kitchen
  • Hot drinks
  • In the bathroom
  • Outdoors
  • What to do if your child has a scald or a burn
  • With links to:

  • First aid courses and further related safety resources
  • Emergency Telephone Numbers:

  • England and Wales NHS Direct 0845 4647
  • Scotland NHS 24 08454 242424
  • English scalds & burns version

    Welsh scalds & burns version

    Word Search – Health Promotion 2

    Match the words at the bottom with the letters in this puzzle to complete the word search
    T A S T E
    E M U M D
    L C T L A
    L A S K D
    T O U C H
    Word search words to find

    ASK

    DAD

    MUM

    TASTE

    TELL

    TOUCH

    Download the word search files for use in the classroom or at home.

    Word Search – Health Promotion 1

    Match the words at the bottom with the letters in this puzzle to complete the word search
    A D U L T O
    E S D T E T
    P T E D D
    I D A T O A
    L A S K N T
    L T T S E
    S W E E T S
    Word search words to find

    ADULT

    ASK

    DON’T

    PILLS

    SWEETS

    TASTE

    Download the word search files for use in the classroom or at home.

    How to Put On a Sling

    How to Put On a Sling

    Video created by the British Red Cross