Great Active Gold standard

Hetton School is a Great Active Sunderland School.

Hetton School is celebrating achieving the Gold standard for the Great Active Sunderland Schools Charter.

The Great Active Sunderland School Charter has been developed to be a celebration of school’s who are improving the health and wellbeing of pupils, creating sport and physical activity opportunities and being a great community school. The Charter has 18 elements with schools across the City working towards achieving enough components to gain either a Bronze, Silver or Gold standard.

Hetton School has worked hard to encourage its students to embrace a culture of exercise, physical activity and healthy eating and have been rewarded by achieving the Gold standard.

Councillor John Kelly, Portfolio Holder for Public Health, Wellness and Culture, commented that “The Great Active Sunderland School Charter is an innovative accreditation developed with the aim of ensuring schools work towards the city’s outcome of; ‘All together an Active Sunderland’ and ensuring that schools are recognised for the important work that they do in physical education, sport, physical activity and in the community”.

Craig Knowles the acting head teacher of Hetton School is very proud of the school becoming one of the first schools in Sunderland to be awarded the Gold standard for the Great Active Sunderland Schools Charter for 2017. The Charter has proved to be a great improvement tool and gives credit to the school for its achievements in creating a culture of sport, exercise, physical activity and healthy eating.

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