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Training and meeting opportunities

There are a range of training and meeting opportunities available to support you in your Healthy Schools work.

Core Training opportunities

The support package offered to schools now reflects the fact that there is no central government funding, and whilst we are not able to provide free training and visits to schools (in general) we will be able to provide support through:

  • management partnerships
  • network meetings
  • cluster support training
  • health and well-being forums
  • PDL Newsletter
  • the HPDW website includes PDL, healthy schools, teenage pregnancy and substance misuse (
  • training opportunities through Hampshire Teaching and Leadership College (HTLC)
  • locally organised training and INSET
  • targeted support from a range of agencies in the case of identified schools/clusters
  • local and County celebration.

Additional training opportunities

One day Back to Basics with Healthy Schools courses are held twice a year. Use the above link and search on the course title to find the dates and details of forthcoming courses. In case of difficulties, contact


Healthy Schools Network Meetings

Network meetings run four to six times a term across the county. They offer a perfect opportunity to have access to up-to-date information and training. Additionally, Healthy Schools managers can 'buddy up' with each other, which is an excellent way of accessing continuous support and sharing good practice. Members of the HIAS Healthy Schools team are also available to offer support and guidance.

The focus of these meetings will be:

  • universal Infant Free Schools Meals – the first few weeks

  • Ofsted update regarding PSHE and SMSC

  • get Cooking with Change4Life

  • updating whole school healthy eating policies.

PDL and Healthy Schools Network Meeting dates

Autumn Term 2014 (4.00pm – 5.30 pm unless otherwise stated)

  • Tue 14 October – Fareham and Gosport area

  • Tue 14 October – Basingstoke area

  • Thur 16 October – Winchester area

  • Wed 22 October – New Forest area

In line with other HIAS network meetings, from September 2014 all network meeting places are now chargeable and must be booked through the Learning Zone. Course code: PDLC0831.

Learning Zone

Network meetings are held each term at various locations around the County. Use the above link and search on the course code to find the dates and details of forthcoming networks. In case of difficulties, contact

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