Sunderland Secondary Schools Health and Lifestyle Assemblies

Health and Lifestyle Assembly

Together for Children Sunderland and Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group are teaming up with a number of health care organisations to deliver School Assemblies on Health and Lifestyle.

At Oxclose Academy in Washington more than 450 Year 7 and 8 pupils heard key messages from a General Practitioner.

The Assembly is accompanied by a Health Fair where pupils have the chance to speak to range of professionals including:

• Schools Nurse service / School Resilience Nurses

• Washington Mind

• Kooth online counselling service

• Change 4 Life

• North East Cancer Alliance

• GP Practice (Sunderland GP Alliance)

• TfC Youth Drug and Alcohol team

• Dental Services (0-19)

The interactive fair allows pupils to:

  • complete an engagement quiz
  • see examples of body fat and muscle mass
  • learn about hidden sugars in foods and drinks
  • develop awareness around the dangers of drug and alcohol

To register your school please contact


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