Learning through play: health and wellbeing


Health and Wellbeing, both emotional and physical, has been an important part of the curriculum at Stanwell for several years and we have achieved our Health Promoting School Level Two award. The children are offered a healthy snack daily, and we encourage daily outdoor play (weather permitting). Among a whole range of health promoting activities, we have focused on:

Developing our garden raised beds

  • growing our own flowers, fruit and vegetables
  • attracting wildlife

Providing supports for parents/carers

  • Family learning
  • Raising Children with Confidence course for parents/carers
  • Parenting courses (Triple P)
  • Health Week
  • Cooking classes
  • Parent council activities

Providing support for bilingual families

  • Transition to nursery Bilingual Parents’ Groups
  • Weekly visit from Polish speaking nursery nurse
  • International Week
  • Increased use of Translation Service
  • Bilingual Story sessions

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