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Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) Scotland Act: Health promotion guidance for local authorities and schools

DescriptionThis guidance supports local authorities and schools, and managers of grant-aided schools, in working with partner agencies to meet the duty to ensure that all schools are health promoting, as set out in the Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Act 2007. This is statutory guidance issued by the Scottish Government under section 2A(4) of the Standards in Scotland's Schools etc. Act 2000
Official Print Publication DateMay 2008
Website Publication DateMay 13, 2008


ISBN 978 0 7559 5782 8 (Web only publication)
This document is also available in pdf format (172k)


Ministerial Foreword

1. Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Purpose of the Act
1.3 Purpose of this guidance
1.4 The role of health promoting schools
1.5 The role of local authorities and managers of grant-aided schools
1.6 The role of health boards

2. Policy context
2.1 Curriculum for Excellence
2.2 Health and wellbeing outcomes

3. Implementation
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Leadership and management
3.3 Ethos
3.4 Partnership working
3.5 Curriculum, learning and teaching
3.6 Environment, resources and facilities
3.7 Continuing professional development ( CPD) and training
3.8 Monitoring and evaluation

Annex A: Relevant legislation

Annex B: Further Information & Resources