Health and Wellbeing

Child and Student Wellbeing Strategy

We are committed to supporting every learner every day. We have a responsibility to provide you with the tools you need to live a fulfilling and productive life. Positive wellbeing is a vital part of this.  

To find out more about the work we’re doing to enhance student wellbeing, visit Child and Student Wellbeing Strategy

Food in Schools 

We support the learning and delivery of healthy food options in our schools.  

The initiatives and programs below work with schools to support a whole school approach to eating well. 

Move Well Eat Well

Move Well Eat Well supports the healthy development of children and young people. It promotes physical activity and healthy eating as a normal part of every day.   

Schools are encouraged to become accredited as a Move Well Eat Well school.  

School Food Matters

School Food Matters supports school communities to promote and provide food that is:  

  • Nutritious 
  • affordable 
  • safe  
  • locally sourced, where possible  
  • prepared by the school. 

24 Carrot Gardens Project

The 24 Carrot Gardens Project builds gardens in schools and communities where children learn to grow, cook and eat healthy produce. 

This program aligns with the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation. It offers fun learning activities in the fields of art, science, sustainability and culinary art. 

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation aims to deliver pleasurable food education to children and young people. 

Pleasurable food education is a fun, hands-on approach to teaching children and young people about fresh, seasonal, delicious food so they form positive food habits for life. 

Delivered through a kitchen garden program, pleasurable food education has an array of health, wellbeing, education and community benefits. 

Cyber Safety 

We believe that you deserve to learn in a safe, supportive and respectful school community. This includes participating safely online.  

See the Cyber Safety Resources page for more information

Head Lice in Schools 

While at school, you may come into contact with head lice.  The information contained here will help you treat and control head lice.  The Department for Education, Children and Young People provides an Infosheet for schools and communities

Infectious Diseases 

The Department for Education, Children and Young People provides valuable information and guidance  in Tasmanian Government schools. 

Safeguarding Children and Young People 

We are committed to safeguarding the rights of all children and young people to have an education, to be heard and to be kept safe from harm. Learn more on the Safeguarding Children and Young People page

Support for Student Carers 

Student Carers or Young Carers are young people who have caring responsibilities. They may help care for someone who has a disability, mental illness or chronic illness, or who is frail and aged. This could be: 

  • a parent  
  • a brother or sister 
  • their own child 
  • a grandparent or other relative 
  • a friend

For more information visit the Support for Students with Carer Responsibilities page. 

Health and Wellbeing Documents