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

Guidance to support local authorities, schools and managers of grant-aided schools in working with partner agencies to ensure that all schools promote good health.

Annex B: Further information and resources

A Curriculum for Excellence: Progress and Proposals - A Paper from the Curriculum Review Programme Board (2006). The Scottish Executive.
A Curriculum for Excellence
(2004). The Scottish Executive.
A Review of Sex and Relationships Education in Scottish Secondary Schools (2008). Health Scotland.
An Action Plan for Improving Oral Health and Modernising NHS Dental Services (2005). The Scottish Executive.
Being Well - Building Well (2005). Scottish Health Promoting Schools Unit.
Being Well - Doing Well (2004). Scottish Health Promoting Schools Unit.
Better Health, Better Care Action Plan (2007). NHS.
Called to Love (2007). Catholic Education Commission.
Designing and Delivering Smoking Cessation Services for Young People: Lessons from the pilot programme in Scotland (2007). NHS Scotland and ASH Scotland.
Evaluation of Healthy Respect Phase Two: Interim Report (Executive Summary) (2008). Health Scotland.
Exploring the Changes: What Happens at Puberty (2006). Health Scotland.
Food Competences Framework (2007). Food Standards Agency.
Happy, Safe and Achieving their Potential (2005). The Scottish Executive.
HMIE Guide - Hungry for Success - Benchmarks for Self-evaluation (2006). HMIE.
HMIE Guide - The Health Promoting School - Tackling Drugs in Scotland (2004). HMIE.
HMIE Guide - The Health Promoting School (2004). HMIE.
HMIE Guide - The Health Promoting School - The Conduct of Education About Responsible Personal Relationships and Sexual Health in Scottish Schools (2004). HMIE.
HMIE Guide - The Health Promoting School - The Role of local authorities and their Partners (2004). HMIE.
How good is our school? The journey to excellence, Part 3 (2007). HMIE.
How to run a successful "Safer Routes to School" (1999). The Scottish Executive.
Hungry for Success - Further Food for Thought (2008). HMIE.
Hungry for Success (2002). The Scottish Executive.
Improving Relationships and Promoting Positive Behaviour in Scottish Schools (2008) Scottish Government.
Inequalities in Health in Scotland: What Are They and What Can We Do About Them? (2007). Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Occasional Paper Number 17..
Let's Make Scotland More Active (2003). The Scottish Executive.
Monitoring the Implementation of Hungry for Success: A Whole School Approach to School Meals in Scotland (2005). HMIE.
National Programme for Improving Mental health and Wellbeing (2003-2008). The Scottish Executive.
Needs Assessment Report on Child and Adolescent Mental Health (2003). Public Health Institute for Scotland.
Personal support for pupils in Scottish schools (2004). HMIE.
Report of the Review Group on Physical Education; Report into physical education in the curriculum (2004). The Scottish Executive.
Respect and Responsibility - Strategy and Action Plan for Improving Sexual Health (2005). The Scottish Executive.
Safe and Well (2005). The Scottish Executive.
SHARE: Sexual Health and Relationships Education (2006). Health Scotland.
Talking With Your Child About Relationships and Sexual Health (2006). Health Scotland.
Talking With Your Teenager about Sexual Health and Relationships (2006). Health Scotland.
The evaluation of the effectiveness of drugs education in Scottish schools (2007). The Scottish Executive.
The journey to excellence, parts 1 and 2 (2006). HMIE.
Towards a Future Without Tobacco: The Report of the Smoking Prevention Working Group (2006). The Scottish Executive.
Towards a Mentally Flourishing Scotland (2008-2011). Scottish Government.
Weare, K. (2000) Developing mental, emotional and social health, a whole school approach. London: Routledge.
Weare, K. and Gray, G. (2003). What works in promoting children's emotional and social competence? Report for the Department of Education and Skills. London: DfES.

Web links

British Nutrition Foundation
Childline 0800 1111: The free helpline for children and young people in the UK.
Determined to Succeed
EcoSchools Scotland
Food Standards Agency
Food Standards Agency Scotland
HandsOnScotland: A toolkit of helpful responses to encourage children and young people's emotional wellbeing.
HeadsUpScotland: The national project for children and young people's mental health in Scotland.
Health Promoting Schools
Health Scotland
Healthy Living
Healthy Respect
NHS Health Scotland's Young People's Programme: The programme focuses on issues relevant within the area of young people and teenage transitions.
NHS Stop Smoking Campaign
Safer Routes to School
Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Act 2007 & Explanatory notes
Sustainable development education
Young Scot: Feeling Good section of Young Scot website


A range of posters and literature are available through organisations such as NHS Health Scotland, NHS Boards, ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) Scotland, Alcohol Focus Scotland, Learning and Teaching Scotland and TACADE.



The Scottish Government
St Andrew’s House

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