19th to 26th June is Drowning Prevention Week (DPW). It aims to equip everybody across the UK and Ireland with the skills and knowledge, to make the right decisions about water safety. Swimming isn’t just a critical lifesaving skill, it’s a skill that opens up a lifetime of fun and adventure in and on the water. … Continue reading Drowning Prevention Week 2021
Get your child’s voice heard and make a difference The Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, has launched a once-in-a-generation review of children’s lives. It’s called ‘The Childhood Commission’ and it will identify the barriers preventing children reaching their full potential and propose policy solutions to address them. At its heart is ‘The … Continue reading The Big Ask survey – have your say!
Alternative Transport provision survey for our area
We have been contacted by Kathryn Grattage, a member of the transport team at Staffordshire County Council. The Council has been successful in securing funding from the Department of Transport in the Rural Mobility Fund. They are delighted to have been selected by the Department of Transport to design, develop and implement a Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) service in Staffordshire Moorlands over the … Continue reading Alternative Transport provision survey for our area
Healthy Minds & Healthy Bodies Spring Term Winning House
It is that time to announce our first ever winning House of the Healthy Minds and Healthy Bodies initiative introduced at Waterhouses. Firstly, we would just like to say a massive thank you to you all, it has been great to see the children engaging with the initiative. From drinking more water during the day, … Continue reading Healthy Minds & Healthy Bodies Spring Term Winning House
Good morning on the last day of Home Learning. Again, we would just like to thank all the parents/grandparents who have stepped up to support their children’s learning. I know from speaking to many, the sacrifices you have made to ensure their children have been supported throughout this period. You have all been fantastic and … Continue reading Last day of Home Schooling March 2021!
Chartwells Healthy Eating to support Healthy Minds and Bodies
March 2021: Marnie, the nutritionist in our local Chartwells team is here to help support our school in a range of different ways, including health education, making sure menus are School Food Standard compliant, and processing Medical Diets. As part of this support, they have made seven of their 'Beyond the Chartwells Kitchen' sessions available on YouTube. … Continue reading Chartwells Healthy Eating to support Healthy Minds and Bodies
Launch of Healthy Minds and Healthy Bodies Initiative
Good morning everyone. I hope you have all had a relaxing half term. Just a reminder that Monday 22nd February is the launch of the Healthy Minds and Healthy Bodies initiative. At Waterhouses we understand the importance of developing and promoting healthy minds and bodies to support each child to reach their potential. Remember, Eat … Continue reading Launch of Healthy Minds and Healthy Bodies Initiative