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Confirmation: Year 12 parents evening Tuesday 25th January.

@StanwellSchool - 11:51 AM - 21 Jan 2022

Yr11 pupils have been asked to complete an initial intentions form for Sept 2022 by TODAY Thurs 20th January. The link for this has been emailed to their email account & is available on the adobe sparks presentation https://t.co/rx6yGJsjBQ

@StanwellSchool - 17:01 PM - 20 Jan 2022

In order to facilitate the Sixth Form Options Process we have prepared an adobe sparks presentation that contains all the information the pupils require to make informed choices.   https://t.co/hOBBxTV3VX

@StanwellSchool - 16:59 PM - 20 Jan 2022

@StanwellSchool - 12:49 PM - 20 Jan 2022

BBC Wildlife Magazine free for library members via the Libby app: https://t.co/i36sHEyHZA https://t.co/zl5Vgbco24
Stanwell will be supporting on February the 4th. Get your red top ready! https://t.co/tWbcSYIEqH

@StanwellSchool - 08:51 AM - 20 Jan 2022

Very proud of the passionate performance by 1stXV this evening, against a skillful team. They played right up to the final whistle, but unfortunately came up second best, narrowly losing 20-21. Welsh Cup rugby at its best!

@StanwellSchool - 16:27 PM - 19 Jan 2022

@StanwellSchool - 08:01 AM - 19 Jan 2022

Applications for our Medicine Summer School in partnership with The Sutton Trust are now open! Apply now for your chance to join us on campus this summer for a unique insight into a Medicine degree at Cardiff University 🔗https://t.co/78BbzYHZMt https://t.co/vi7lliO0HU
Well done to the Year 7a and b netball team who played Whitmore School last night. The A's won 14-0 and the player of the match was Maria Pitter. The B's won 7-0 and player of the match was Amelia McCarthy.

@StanwellSchool - 07:53 AM - 18 Jan 2022

@StanwellSchool - 07:53 AM - 18 Jan 2022

If you’re aged 16-21 and live in Wales, getting 1/3 off your bus fares couldn’t be easier. Simply: ✍️ Apply online or by post: https://t.co/gbvFFrradK ✉️ Receive your pass in the post Show your pass as you board the bus to buy your ticket at the discounted price! https://t.co/k7zGQjz65Q
How do massive stars die? See the link below https://t.co/LuOpFEn438

@StanwellSchool - 07:50 AM - 18 Jan 2022

Girl in cookery

Healthy Eating & Healthy Schools Award

 

Stanwell actively encourages the core areas of school life which affect health and wellbeing.

Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes National Quality AwardWe have been participating in the Healthy Schools scheme over many years and our pupils take an active role in Healthy Schools planning and decision-making that help improve the health and environment of Stanwell.

A whole school approach has been adopted across the seven different health topics:

Food and fitness, emotional health and wellbeing, personal development and relationships, substance use and misuse, safety and hygiene as well as environment.

We are extremely proud to have achieved the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes National Quality Award. Schools that achieve the NQA are implementing wellbeing initiatives at the very highest level.

Healthy Schools Report


Some of the highlights of the final report state that:

“The ethos of supporting and providing guidance to students has an extremely positive impact on pupil outcomes, both educationally and in their moral and social development”

 

“The whole dining experience in the school is outstanding”

 

“Physical activity provision at Ysgol Stanwell School is excellent, with staff able to provide a wide range of activities where participation is emphasised”

 

“The school’s approach towards the promotion of the mental and emotional wellbeing of both staff and students is an outstanding feature of the school’s work”

7 Key Areas

1. Food and Fitness

Food and nutrition, physical activity and sport are seen as integral parts of the school experience at Stanwell. The health and welfare of all children sits at the heart of the Food and Nutrition policy and reflects the core values of the school.

2. Mental and Emotional Health and Well Being

Well-being and emotional health are at the heart of Stanwell’s provision. We foster a sense of belonging to a school community where each individual is valued and her/his uniqueness is recognised. We aim to be caring and positive and strive to provide an environment that is both safe and secure for all.

3. Personal Development and Relationships

Stanwell’s personal development and relationship policies aim to provide pupils with information about growth and development and raise awareness about themselves and develop respect for others.  Strong and supportive relationships are encouraged and appreciated.

4. Substance Use and Misuse

Stanwell aims to enable pupils to make informed choices by increasing their knowledge about substances and providing opportunities for them to explore their own and others attitudes. We join forces with outside agencies to offer a comprehensive package of support around this action area.

5. Environment

Stanwell takes every opportunity to enhance the environment of the school. We aim to enable pupils to learn how to care for and protect their environment and practice the key concepts of ESDGC. The Eco-Schools committee also encourages pupils to engage with environmental and sustainable development issues.

6. Safety

At Stanwell, we aim to provide a safe environment for our pupils. We have a Health & Safety Policy that addresses many of the areas including security, pupil welfare and educational visits; we also have a separate Anti Bullying Policy, Racial Equality Policy, eSafety Policy and Sun Safety guide.

7. Hygiene

Stanwell follows the recommendations of Public Health Wales’ ‘All Wales Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Education Settings’ to ensure that hygiene is taught properly across the school. We recognise the importance to pupils and staff of preventing and dealing with infections efficiently and effectively.