Health Enhancing School Environment

What is a Health Enhancing school environment?

A Health Enhancing School Environment (HESE) combines a number of factors to support the wider contexts that may impact on health and wellbeing in our schools and wider school communities.

Examining How Good Is Our School 4 (HGIOS4) can help schools evaluate the impact of their collaborative and partnership working. This will include working with partners at local and national levels such as the Third Sector, youth workers, CLD staff and employers. This helps reduce barriers to learning and supports success in and beyond school and contributes to a wider Health Enhancing School Environment. The following aspects may support development in this area:

The Place Standard Toolkit and Place Standard: Versions for Children and Young People are currently available. Look out for information following a pilot we are running during academic session 2022/23!

Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) pathways information. Information about GIRFEC in NL can be found here and South Lanarkshire Council Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) can be accessed here.