This short video gives an insight into the impact that an Evolve Health Mentor could have at your school.
Former Bradford City player, Des Hamilton, works full time delivering Project HE:RO at Lister Primary School in Bradford. Within the video, the head teacher, deputy head and business manager all comment upon the impact that Des has had at the school within a short space of time.
Current trends predict that by 2050 over 90% of the UK population will be overweight or obese (Foresight Report 2007). The life patterns of inactivity and obesity are formed by the age of ten. That puts primary schools and their head teachers right at the coalface in the fight to avert this health and social issue time bomb. Interested to hear more and find out what steps can be taken to avert this?
We can improve the attendance, behaviour and attainment of your pupils by developing healthier lifestyles and encouraging personal growth through active learning and achievement mentoring.
Project HE:RO is an innovative and award winning programme that adds a new dimension to primary school staffing. Health Mentors provide focused mentoring support to disengaged and vulnerable children, whilst inspiring all pupils to adopt and lead physically and emotionally healthy lifestyles.