Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety
Article 24 (health and health services) Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food and clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy. Richer countries must help poorer countries achieve.
Article 25 (review of treatment in care) If a child has been placed away from home for the purpose of care or protection.
Article 26 (social security) Every child has the right to benefit from social security. Governments must provide social security, including financial support and other benefits, to families in need of assistance.
Article 27 (adequate standard of living) Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and social needs and support their development. Governments must help families who cannot afford this.
Article 33 (drug abuse) Governments must protect children from the illegal use of drugs and from being involved in the production or distribution of drugs
Article 34 (sexual exploitation) Governments must protect children from all forms of sexual abuse and exploitation
Article 35 (abduction, sale and trafficking) Governments must protect children from being abducted, sold or moved illegally to a different place in or outside their country for the purpose of exploitation.
Young Leaders and Little Leaders within the Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety have an incredibly important role within school. They are responsible for supporting, shaping vision and implementing strategies for children and adult's physical, mental and emotional well-being. In addition to this, supporting to reduce the rate of absence and any persistent absence at Gorsefield Primary School.
The Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety consists of representatives from Early Years and Key Stage One (Little Leaders) and representatives from KS2 (Young Leaders). The Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety also has a department lead who support, guide, approve and help implement decisions made within the department. The Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety lead is Mrs Ireland.
The Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety meet at least once per team (usually more!) and a member of the department takes minutes and records what the team are working on, the actions towards this and any next steps.
The Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety are current working on:
- Ensuring that all children and adults understand the important of healthy snacks and a balanced diet
If you would like to join the Department for Health, Wellbeing and Safety as a Young or Little Leader, please complete the application form below and hand it in to your class teacher. Mrs Onyekaba and the Department Leads will read your application form and write back to you with an out outcome.