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CHE R I S H

Award 2010

JOINT HPB-MOE

CHampioning Efforts Resulting in Improved School Health

INTRODUCTI ON

The Joint HPB-MOE CHERISH Award, instituted in 2006 gives recognition to schools that constantly strive to improve themselves as healthy settings for students, staff and community. Such schools engage principals, staff, students, parents, health providers and relevant organisations to foster good physical, social and mental health for optimal learning. The award criteria follow the framework for health promoting schools established by the World Health Organisation. They cover many aspects of schooling which impact on health. These include policies and practices across the three areas of: School Organisation, Ethos and Environment Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Partnerships and Services

Health Promoting School Initiative

INfORm aT ION ON awaRD appl I CaTI ON

Eligible Schools All Government and Government-aided Schools Independent Schools Specialised Independent Schools Categories of Award Bronze Silver (Level One Award under the Masterplan of Awards) Gold (Level One Award under the Masterplan of Awards) Platinum (Level Two Award under the Masterplan of Awards)

The category of award a school receives will depend on the merit of its health programmes. Schools must satisfy additional guidelines if they are vying for the Silver, Gold or Platinum Award. Additional Requirements for Silver Award To be considered for the Silver Award, schools must meet the following requirement: Evidence of a School Health Promotion Plan (for 2008-2009). Additional Requirements for Gold Award To be considered for the Gold Award, schools must meet the requirements for the Silver Award and the following: Evidence of integrated planning and evaluation of a comprehensive school health promotion programme. Achievement of Model School Tuckshop Status. Evaluation of the impact of partnerships (e.g. parents, community organisations, service providers) in the area of health promotion. Additional Requirements for Platinum Award To be considered for the Platinum Award, schools must meet the requirements for the Gold Award and the following: Achievement of the Gold standard for at least two consecutive Award cycles. Evidence of positive outcomes of the health promotion programme for students and staff demonstrated by providing trend data over the past 3 years. Explanation of how the health promotion efforts of the school may have influenced health of the broader school community (e.g. parents, community members, etc).

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Application for the Award Schools are to answer the series of questions under each criterion. The principal has to endorse the application by completing and signing on the coversheet found in Annex A. An application without the coversheet will not be accepted. Assessment for CHERISH Award 2010 is based on initiatives implemented between 1 Jan 2008 to 31 Dec 2009. The deadline for submission of the application is 19 Nov 2009, 5.00pm. Late submissions will not be accepted. Please submit your application to: Joint HPB-MOE CHERISH Award 2010 Youth Health Division Health Promotion Board 3 Second Hospital Avenue Singapore 168937 For more information, please contact: Health Promotion Board Primary Schools Ms Chan Siew Eng Manager Youth Health Division Tel: 6435 3701 Fax: 6438 8226 Email: [email protected] Secondary Schools & Junior Colleges Ms Jess Chua Senior Executive Youth Health Division Tel: 6435 3951 Fax: 6438 8226 Email: [email protected] Ministry of Education Primary Schools Ms Fong Li Sar Home Economics Unit Curriculum Planning and Development Division Tel: 6879 6836 Fax: 6778 4352 Email: [email protected] Secondary Schools & Junior Colleges Mr Wee Boon Nee Physical Education Unit Curriculum Planning and Development Division Tel: 6879 6785 Fax: 6778 4352 Email: [email protected]

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G UIDE lINE S f OR C Ompl ETI NG THE appl I CaTI ON

The application form must be typed in font size 12 (Arial), single spaced and not exceed 45 A4 pages inclusive of the following annexes: School Health Promotion Plan (Criteria 1.4 d) School Programme Report (Criteria 1.4 e) Supporting documents1 such as sample survey forms and trend data for outcome evaluation Only the first 45 A4 pages will be read and evaluated. Subsequent pages will not be read. Please submit only relevant information with references (if any) on health promotion initiatives. Please do not delete any questions from the application form. Schools are to submit 3 hard copies and a soft copy (in a CD) of the completed Joint HPBMOE CHERISH application. Each hard copy, should be submitted in an A4-sized plastic flat folder. (Please do not bind the report.) Schools are to retain all relevant evidence for the purpose of on-site audit, to be produced for further clarifications upon request. The application will not be returned to the school and request for copies will not be entertained. HPB and MOE reserve the right to reject submissions that do not adhere to the stated application format.

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Graphical representations should not exceed 4 in a page

Survey forms should not be reduced in font size, nor printed in more than 1 page per sheet

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C H E R ISH awa RD aSSESSmENT CRI TERI a

OVERVIEW Criterion 1 1.1 SCHOOl ORgAnISAtIOn, EtHOS And EnVIROnMEnt School Structure and organiSation School vision, mission and core values School policies on health Engagement of students, staff and stakeholders Capacity building and resources School environment Physical environment Model school tuckshop Psychosocial environment health needS aSSeSSment Demographics Health and fitness status Lifestyle and health practices Satisfaction levels Planning Data management and use Identification of health priorities Consideration for those with special needs School health promotion plan health Promotion initiativeS For StaFF Staff programmes Induction for new teachers Support groups CuRRICuluM, tEACHIng And lEARnIng Formal and non-Formal curricula Integration of health toPic-BaSed health Promotion initiativeS For StudentS Physical activity Nutrition Mental health Other areas teaching reSourceS Types of resources Optimal utilisation of resources PARtnERSHIPS And SERVICES Collaborations with national agencies Collaborations with other schools, parents and community EVAluAtIOn Measures of physical, mental and social health CHAllEngES And FutuRE PlAnS Measures of commitment and sustainability Weighting 35%

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1.4

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Criterion 2 2.1 2.2

20%

2.3 Criterion 3

20%

Criterion 4 Criterion 5

20% 5%

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C R I T E R ION 1 :

S C H OOl ORGaNI SaTI ON, ETHOS aND ENV I RONm E N T

1.1 a) b) c)

School Structure and Organisation State the vision, mission and health-related strategic thrust(s) of the school. Attach a written statement of support for health promotion (e.g. health charter, written pledge), if any and describe with an example how the statement is cascaded to the school. What is the role and involvement of school leaders (principal and vice-principal) in the health promotion efforts of the school? (Please tick accordingly)

S/n description Level 1: Basic Approach School leaders realise the link between education and health and support the implementation of health initiatives within the curriculum framework of individual departments (e.g. home economics, physical education, health education, civics and moral education). Level 2: Integrated Approach School leaders actively promote health because they are convinced that better educational outcomes are only possible with improved health of students and staff. Therefore, they attempt to improve school health through an integrated approach involving all departments and other partners (when opportunities arise). Level 3: Eco-holistic Approach School leaders constantly strengthen the capacity of the school as a healthy setting for living, learning and working. They also engage partners (e.g. parents, health sector, Singapore Teachers' Union, industry and community) actively in order to sustain health outcomes. They see the school as an avenue to improve the health of the community as well. d) Do you have a School Health Promotion Committee that plans and co-ordinates the health promotion programme for students and staff? Yes No If Yes, does the committee include the following members? (Please tick accordingly) Response Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No

S/n Committee Members 1 School leaders (e.g. principal, vice principal) 2 Staff from various Departments If Yes, please list the Departments. 3 Students 4 Parents 5 Community members 6 Others (please specify)

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e)

How does your school engage students in meaningful ways to promote school health? (Please tick accordingly) Response Yes No

S/n description 1 We act on health-related suggestions received from our general feedback channels for students. If Yes, state one example. 2 We actively seek students' feedback in the area of health. 3 We have health promotion projects that are conceptualised, planned, organised and evaluated by students and student leaders (e.g. vegetable school garden, healthy breakfast project). If Yes, please elaborate. 4 We have health-related CCAs that are not sports-related (e.g. Health Club, Smoke-free Club). If Yes, please elaborate. 5 We have platforms and opportunities for students to develop positive and meaningful relationships with their peers and teachers (e.g. studentteacher dialogue sessions, school/community projects involving both students and teachers). 6 We have strategies to help students feel a sense of belonging to the school community (e.g. recognising students' efforts and achievements, obtaining feedback/suggestions from students on school policies and programmes for school improvements). 7 We have students who are leaders, advocates and ambassadors for health promotion. If Yes, please elaborate. 8 Others (please specify) f)

Yes No Yes No

Yes No

Yes No

Yes No

Yes No

Yes No

How does your school engage parents in meaningful ways to promote health? (Please tick accordingly) Response Yes No Yes No

S/n description 1 We seek parents' feedback and encourage them to participate in school events. 2 We promote and support parents' initiatives to nurture the health and well-being of the young (e.g. organising parent-teacher conferencing and parenting workshops to strengthen parent-child relationships and parenting skills). 3 We promote and support parents' wellness programmes through various platforms (e.g. working with Parents Support Group to plan relevant health promotion activities). 4 We actively engage our parents through representation in our school health promotion committee. 5 Parents are our leaders, advocates and ambassadors for health promotion. 6 Others (please specify)

Yes No

Yes No Yes No Yes No

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g)

What are the special policies that have been formulated to create and promote health within the school? (Please tick accordingly) description * Healthy catering policy for school functions and receptions Mass participation in physical activities (excluding ACES Day) Immunisation completion according to the Singapore immunisation schedule of all students at school entry and local/foreign transfers Recycling and environmentally friendly use of resources Protected time for staff to exercise/participate in wellness programmes Pro-family policies (please specify) Inclusion of regular physical activity in all CCAs Others, except smoke-free policies (please specify) Response Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No

S/n 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

* Note: Schools are strongly encouraged to serve healthier food at school functions. A list of caterers under the Healthier Catering Programme can be found at the Health Promotion Board's website http://www.hpb.gov.sg/data/hpb.home/files/hd/search/caterers.pdf h) What are the training opportunities provided for staff involved in health promotion? Please list them below: No. of Participants

Areas/Domains of Training Titles of Training/Courses Physical Activity Nutrition Social and Mental Health Other Health Promotion i)

Are there financial resources available for health promotion programmes for students and staff in the school? (Please tick accordingly) Students Yes No Yes No Yes No Staff Yes No Yes No Yes No

S/n description 1 Funds are made available on an ad-hoc basis. 2 Funds are obtained from the budgets allocated for the individual departments. 3 There is a dedicated budget for school health promotion. If Yes, please specify the source of the dedicated budget 4 Others (please specify)

_____________ _____________ Yes No Yes No

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j)

How does your school recognise efforts of individuals (staff and students) who promote health or have improved health? (Please tick accordingly) Incentives Awards Staff Appraisal Others (please specify)

1.2 School Environment a) Safe, stimulating and welcoming physical environment

S/n description Response 1 Provide a clean, pleasant and stimulating environment Yes No 2 Promote recycling of materials and environmentally-friendly policies for Yes No resource use and waste disposal 3 Ensure there are no mosquito breeding spots Yes No 4 Set up medical care, emergency and safety policies and procedures Yes No 5 Ensure there are no environmental hazards Yes No 6 Have a conducive staff lounge and pantry Yes No 7 Have student recreation corner(s) Yes No Yes No 8 Others (please specify) b) Healthy tuckshop Yes No

My school is in the Model School Tuckshop Programme (MSTP) If No, please answer 1 ­ 8 below:

S/n Criteria Response 1 Sells drinks with the Healthier Choice Symbol (HCS) logo Yes No (applicable to all commercially prepared drinks) · For home-made drinks (e.g. barley, coffee and tea), the sugar-level Yes No must be equal to or less than 7g/100ml · There should be no sweeteners (e.g. sugar, honey) added to the Yes No home-made fruit juices. If vending machines are available in the school, make sure only drinks Yes No with the HCS logo are sold. 2 Sells deep-fried food and preserved meat no more than one day of the Yes No week · Deep-friedfoodincludesfriedpreparationsofchickendrumlets,breaded fish, chicken nuggets and all types of curry puffs and doughnuts · Preservedmeatincludesluncheonmeat,hamandhotdogs. Uses milk to replace part of coconut milk in lemak dishes coconut No milk used Replace half of coconut milk used with milk in curries, laksa and nasi Partially lemak. replaced Not replaced

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S/n Criteria 4 Uses skinless poultry and lean meat when preparing food · Skincanberetainedwhengrillingorbakingthepoultry,andremoved before serving. For browning, glaze with marinade and grill or bake briefly for further 3-4 minutes. 5 Provides the recommended amounts of vegetables in noodles and rice dishes · Forricedishes,provideatleast2 dessertspoons of vegetables · Fornoodles,provideatleast1 dessertspoon of vegetables 6 Sells at least 2 types of fresh fruit every day 7 Do not serve any gravy/sauce unless requested (applicable to stalls selling rice with food items) 8 There are at least two working water coolers within the tuckshop area c) Psychosocial environment

Response Yes No

Yes Yes Yes Yes

No No No No

Yes No

S/n description 1 2

Response

Strategies to promote a safe, supportive school environment that Yes No encourages the psychosocial development of the students. Provisions are made for students who may need help in the following Yes No areas Please tick those that are relevant to your students' needs: i) Abuse ii) Relationship issues (e.g. families and peers with conflictual relationships, serious parenting problems) iii) Grief and loss iv) Mental health problems (e.g. depression, eating disorders, anxiety disorder) v) Self-harm behaviour vi) Others (please specify) ___________________ Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No

3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Counselling services and referral systems are available for students with Yes No varying degree of needs. Tone of the environment in the classroom promotes learning and Yes No engagement of students. Conducive area designated for counselling. Yes No Support for learning is provided for students with social and emotional Yes No needs. Programmes/strategies are available to engage students who are at-risk Yes No of delinquency. Programme/support is provided to integrate new students (e.g. primary Yes No one, secondary one, foreign and transferred students) into the school. Provisions are made to integrate returning students (e.g. after absence Yes No due to disciplinary problems, illness, family issues) into the school.

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S/n description

Response

10(i) Efforts are made to identify students with special needs (e.g. with physical, Yes No visual or hearing impairments, learning disabilities, dyslexia and autism). 10(ii) Efforts are made to help these students access the educational provisions Yes No that are appropriate to their learning needs. 11 12 13 Strategies to address emerging at-risk behaviours (e.g. gambling and Yes No cyber addiction). Programmes for conflict resolution are available for students (e.g. peer Yes No mediation programme). Measures to help staff members seek help when they feel stressed are Yes No available.

1.3 Health needs Assessment S/n description 1 Do you collect information on students and staff demographics (e.g. age, gender, ethnicity or others)? Students Staff 2 Do you collect medical information of students from their parents at school entry (e.g. allergies, medical conditions, disabilities)? 3 Do you conduct fitness assessment for students (e.g. NAPFA test) and staff (e.g. Sports for Life assessment)? Students Staff 4 Do you offer basic health screening (e.g. blood pressure, blood sugar, blood cholesterol, Body Mass Index) for all staff on a regular basis (at least once every 1-3 years)? 5 Do you conduct a lifestyle and health practices survey among students and staff on an annual basis to gather information about their lifestyle habits, behaviour changes (e.g. physical activity, eating habits and smoking habits) and interests? Students Staff If Yes, please attach copies of the survey templates. 6 Do you conduct a needs assessment on the social, emotional and mental health needs for staff and students annually? Students Staff 7 Do you conduct staff and student satisfaction/school climate surveys on a regular basis? Students Staff 8 Others (e.g. parents'/community's health-related feedback) (please specify) Response

Yes No Yes No Yes No

Yes No Yes No

Yes No

Yes No Yes No

Yes No Yes No

Yes No Yes No Yes No

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1.4 Planning a) Does your school systematically manage the collation of the needs assessment data over the years? Yes No If Yes, answer the following questions. Please tick accordingly. Response

S/n description 1 2 b)

The data is collated and managed by the School Health Promotion Yes No Committee. Others (please specify) Yes No

Describe how your school uses the data collected (e.g. demographics, fitness survey results, lifestyle and health practices survey results) in planning the health promotion programme for students and staff. What do you consider when identifying health priorities? Please tick accordingly. Response Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No

c)

S/n description 1 2 3 4 d) Global health trends Local health trends Views of parents and community Others (please specify)

Please attach a written School Health Promotion Plan for staff and students (from 2008 - 2009), using the template (Template B) provided. It should also include how the interests of students and staff (if any) with special needs (e.g. disability) are taken into consideration in the plan. The report should not be more than 8 A4 pages, attached as an annex. Please attach a School Programme Report on one of the programmes stated in (d) and its outcomes. It should not be more than 3 A4 pages, attached as an annex, and should include the following information: · Datafromneedsassessment · Goalsandobjectives · Strategies · Methodsofcommunicationandmarketing(tostaff,studentsandparents,etc) · Evaluation

e)

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1.5 Health Promotion Initiatives for Staff a) Describe the initiatives conducted to promote the health of your staff. Please include, wherever possible, examples on how attitude and behavioural changes are encouraged. description of activities conducted How are attitude and behavioural changes encouraged?

S/n 1

type Physical health

2

Social health

3

Mental health

b) c) d)

Describe how your school encourages maximum participation from all staff (teaching and non-teaching) for the health promotion programme. Describe how new teachers are inducted into the health promotion programme of the school. Does your school have self-help or support groups for staff interested in adopting healthy behaviours (e.g. for staff trying to stay smoke free or exercise regularly)? Yes No If Yes, please elaborate. State the kind of support provided for individuals who are at high risk of contracting lifestylerelated diseases (e.g. heart disease, diabetes, obesity).

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C R I T E RION 2 : C URRIC Ul Um, TEaCHI NG aND lEaRNI NG

2.1

Formal and non-Formal Curricula

`Health is not the mere absence of disease or about individuals adopting healthy behaviours but it is a complete state of physical, social, mental and spiritual well-being (World Health Organisation)'.

Is this holistic concept on health reinforced within your school's formal and non-formal curriculum? Yes No 2.2 topic Based Health Promotion Initiatives for Students

Physical Activity a) Describe the health promotion initiatives (both curricular and co-curricular) and highlight any programmes conducted by your school to promote regular physical activity among students (including non sports-related CCAs). b) c) d) How does your school evaluate the effectiveness of two of the initiatives (i.e. attitude and behavioural changes) described in (a)? Describe how the different needs of students (e.g. overweight, underweight and students with medical conditions) are met. Describe how exercise facilities and equipment are made available and accessible to students in your school.

nutrition a) Describe initiatives conducted by your school to promote healthy eating habits among students (e.g. steps taken to promote consumption of more fruits and vegetables, less fat, less sugar, less salt). b) c) d) e) How does your school evaluate the effectiveness of two of the initiatives (i.e. attitude and behavioural changes) described in (a)? How does your school ensure that healthy eating habits are inculcated in students when planning nutrition initiatives? Describe how the different needs of students (e.g., lactose-intolerance, underweight and overweight) are met. Describe how your school works with vendors (e.g. tuckshop vendors, vending machine vendors, cafes including student-managed cafes) to ensure that healthier food choices are provided. How does your school educate users of the tuckshop on healthy eating in the tuckshop (e.g. Healthier Choice Symbol and modified recipes in the tuckshop menu)?

f)

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Social and Mental Health a) Indicate the key SEL domains and other mental health promotion issues that are addressed by your school's programmes/initiatives? Please tick accordingly.

domains / topics SelfAwareness - Identifying and recognising emotions - Accurate selfperception - Recognising strengths and values - Self-efficacy Yes No Mental Health Promotion Responsible decisionMaking - Problem identification - Problem solving - Evaluation and reflection - Personal, moral and ethical responsibility Yes No Help-seeking Anxiety Depression Grief & Loss Managing change - Psychological effects of family crisis

Social and Emotional learning (SEl) SelfManagement - Impulse control and stress management - Selfmotivation and discipline - Goal setting - Protecting self Social Awareness - Perspective taking - Empathy - Appreciating diversity - Respect for others Relationship Management - Communications and building relationships - Working cooperatively - Negotiation and conflict management - Seeking and providing help

Yes No

Yes No

Yes No

Yes No

b)

Describe 2 initiatives that address any of the SEL domains. Please use the template below to provide details. Title of 1st Initiative* : __________________________

* other than those programmes listed in Criterion 3.1(a)

SEL Domains addressed (Please tick accordingly the Target Group domains below and list its competencies.) Self-Awareness Competencies: ________________ Self-Management Competencies: ________________ Social Awareness Competencies: ________________ Relationship Management Competencies: ________________ Responsible decision-Making Competencies: ________________ Mass outreach Targeted level (please specify) _________

Format

Type of activities

Was the initiative evaluated? Yes (please specify key results) No

Once-off Part of curriculum

Skit/role-play Game Camp Discussion Talk/lecture Workshop Others (please specify) ______

Brief description of initiative:

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Title of 2nd Initiative* : __________________________

* other than those programmes listed in Criterion 3.1(a)

SEL Domains addressed (Please tick accordingly the domains below and list itscompetencies.) Self-Awareness Competencies: ________________ Self-Management Competencies: ________________ Social Awareness Competencies: ________________ Relationship Management Competencies: ________________ Responsible decisionMaking Competencies: ________________

Target Group

Format

Type of activities

Was the initiative evaluated?

Mass outreach Once-off Targeted level Part of (please specify) curriculum _________

Skit/role-play Yes (please Game specify key Camp results) Discussion No Talk/lecture Workshop Others (please specify) ______

Brief description of initiative:

c)

Describe an initiative that addresses any of the mental health promotion topics. Title of Initiative* : _______________________

* other than those programmes listed in Criterion 3.1(a)

Mental Health Promotion (Examples of mental health promotion topics are listed in (a) above.) Please list the topic/s addressed. 1) 2)

Target Group

Format

Type of activities

Was the initiative evaluated? Yes (please specify key results) No.

Mass outreach Targeted level (please specify) _________

Once-off Part of curriculum

Skit/role-play Game Camp Discussion Talk/lecture Workshop Others (please specify) _______

Brief description of initiative:

Other Areas Describe the initiatives (both curricular and co-curricular) conducted by your school to promote health among pupils in these other areas. Do include, where possible, skills taught during these initiatives and how attitude and/or behavioural changes are encouraged.

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topic Smoking control

description of initiatives

How are attitude and behavioural changes encouraged?

Teenage sexuality and STD/AIDS Eye care

Drug/Substance abuse

Alcohol abuse

Oral health

Injury prevention

Others

2.3 teaching Resources a) S/n 1 2 3 4 5 b) How does your school encourage optimal utilisation of these resources? description Resources are catalogued periodically. Usage is tracked and monitored. New resources are made known to teachers regularly. Resources are made available on our intranet. Others (please specify) Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No

Has your school developed additional learning and teaching resources to facilitate better health promotion within the school? Yes No If Yes, please specify.

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C R IT E RION 3 : pa R TNERSHI p S aND SER V I CES

3.1 Partnerships and Services a)

S/n 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Indicate the health promotion initiatives your school has participated in.

Initiative `Your First Step Towards Planning a Health Promoting School' training course Health Education training course Essential Updates on Current Health Issues and Concerns Model School Tuckshop Programme Facilitation skills for teachers related to smoking cessation "Hey, Butts Off" Smoking Prevention Programme World No Tobacco Day Youth Advolution for Health (YAH) topic target Audience Response Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No NA Yes No Yes No Yes No NA Yes No Yes No NA Yes No NA

Health Promotion Teachers Health Education Teachers Health Education Teachers Nutrition All schools

Smoking Control Teachers Smoking Control Secondary 1 &2 Smoking Control All schools Health Promotion Physical Activity Physical Activity Mental Health Secondary, JC, CI All schools All schools Primary, Secondary All schools

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ACES Day

10 60-minute Challenge 11 Mind Your Mind Programme

12 HPB's school-based mental wellness Mental Health programme (e.g. I am a VIP, COPES Managing Emotions etc) 13 Eye Care Week Myopia Prevention HIV/AIDS

Primary

14 Breaking Down Barriers programme

Sec, JC, CI

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S/n

Initiative

topic HIV/AIDS

target Audience Staff

Response Yes No NA Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No NA Yes No Yes No Yes No

15 Breaking Down Barriers teachers' training

16 Anti-Drug Abuse Day 17 DanceWorks! 18 Anti-Drug Art/Writing Competitions 19 Anti-Drug Ambassador Scheme

Drug Abuse Drug Abuse Drug Abuse Drug Abuse

All schools All schools All schools Primary

20 Teachers Wellness Programmes 21 MOE Healthy Lifestyle Day 22 Others (please specify)

Wellness Healthy Lifestyle

Staff Staff

b)

Describe how your school facilitates the School Health Service and the School Dental Service in conducting the annual health screening and providing dental service for the students (e.g. adequate time allocation, proper room's allocation, scheduling of students for screenings). Describe how your school has networked with other schools (e.g. schools in the cluster) in the area of health promotion. List health promotion initiatives (please exclude flag day and other solely fund raising activities) that have been done in partnership with or supported by the parents. What are the local health-related events/community projects which your · students and staff have participated in? · school has initiated and organised? Give examples of how your school promotes the sharing of school facilities with the community for health-related activities. Give examples where your school has encouraged, worked with and implemented suggestions by parents and other community members to improve the school health promotion programme.

c) d) e)

f) g)

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C RIT E RI ON 4: EVal UaTI ON

4 a)

Evaluation What are the indicators that your school uses to conduct process, impact and/or outcome evaluation of the school health promotion programme based on the goals and objectives set in your school health promotion plan? i) Process evaluation (You may choose more than one option): Participation rate Participants' feedback Committee members' feedback Project implementation (e.g. delivery, timing, vendor's efficiency, etc) Others (please specify) __________________ Impact and/or Outcome evaluation (You may choose more than one option): Provide data and show trends, if any (please attach with report). Students: NAPFA test pass rate Sports Participation Index (SPI) Weight Progress Index (WPI) Obesity Index Quality School Experience Others (please specify)__________________ Staff: Health screening data Fitness status Turnover rate Medical leave School Climate Survey Others (please specify)__________________

ii)

b) c)

Describe the process of how your school decide on the above indicators. Do you use trend data in the evaluation of your school health promotion programme? Yes No

C RIT E RION 5 : C H a ll ENGES aND fUTURE pl aNS

5 a) b)

Challenges and Future Plans What have been the two major challenges/difficulties your school has encountered in effectively promoting health and how have you attempted to deal with them? Highlight some of your future plans to ensure continued sustainability and commitment of your school in promoting health.

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S CH OOl H E a lT H pR OmOTI ON pl aN (2008 ­ 2009)

template B

Health-Related Strategic thrust/s: A. Physical Health A1. Physical Activity SMARt goals target group(s) targets Strategies Evaluation tools goal Owner

A2. nutritional Knowledge and Skills SMARt goals target group(s) targets Strategies Evaluation tools goal Owner

B. Mental & Social Health SMARt goals target group(s) targets Strategies Evaluation tools goal Owner

C. Other Health-Related Focus SMARt goals target group(s) targets Strategies Evaluation tools goal Owner

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Annex A

School

: ____________________________________________________________

name of CHERISH Coordinator designation

: ____________________________________________________________

: ____________________________________________________________

Email

: ____________________________________________________________

Contact number

: (HP) _________________________ (O) _________________________

Principal's name

: ____________________________________________________________

the content of the report is as accurate as possible to the best of our knowledge.

____________________________________ Signature of Principal

________________________________________ Signature of CHERISH coordinator

Health Promotion Board

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