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Healthy School Communities

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Social and Physical Environment

The social environment includes the quality of relationships among and between staff and students in the school and the emotional well-being of students. This can be strongly influenced by relationships with families and the wider community. A variety of programs, services, and curriculum are offered within the school to help develop strong relationship within schools.

The physical environment includes the buildings, grounds, play space, and equipment in and surrounding the school,
as well as the basic amenities such as sanitation and air cleanliness.

Students also have a wide variety of opportunities to get involved with in-school councils, clubs, and committees, as well as a variety of local, regional and national personal growth and leadership opportunities.

Health Promotion and Leadership Opportunities:

Students have a variety of opportunities to get involved in promoting healthy messages to their fellow students within their school and within their community. Some of these include:
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