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Health Promoting Schools 2018/2019


Who are we?

We are Moville Community College’s Health Promoting Schools Committee.

What do we do?

We promote health and well being in our school.

What are we doing this year?

Our theme this year is healthy eating. “Food For Thought” Our current projects are:

  • “Food for Thought Campaign” healthy eating tips in the morning notices Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  • Introducing a Healthy Eating Policy to Our School.

  • Working with Mrs H. Gallagher’s C.S.P.E class to raise awareness of the new food pyramid.

  • Our notice board is located outside Mrs McCarron’s office. Have a look - You will find healthy swaps and healthy recipes on there.

  • We want to invite experts on nutrition to talk to students, staff and parents.

  • There is more information on the school website

Who are our Members?

Julianna Gillen,Ciara McCallion,Joey Harkin, Aod McGroarty, Enya Doherty, Jack Kearney, Ms.McGuinness, Ms. Ward, Ms. Kelly

How Can I Get Involved?

  • Listen at assembly for info.

  • Speak to any committee member

  • We are always open to new members!

HPS Committee 2018/2019 with the award they received at the HPS Share and Celebrate day on Tuesday 9th April.From left Joey Harkin, Ciara McCallion,Enya Doherty,Aod McGroarty, Ellen Hegerty, Julianna Gillen and Jack Kearney.

Moville Community College is awarded Health Promoting School Award 2019

On Friday 5th of April Health Promoting Schools Leader Anne McAteer came to our school to learn about the work the committee have been doing this year. She listened to and interviewed the committee about their work in highlighting the New Food Pyramid, Their Food For Thought Campaign at assembly, the material on the Noticeboard and the Healthy Eating Policy introduced by our committee to The Board of Management.

After her meeting , she took a tour of the school environment and saw first hand all the posters promoting the theme of healthy eating, the noticeboard and the new food pyramid created with the help of Ms Gallagher’s C.S.P.E class in both the upper and lower buildings. At the end of her visit she informed us that our school would be receiving full recognition for our progress in the area of Healthy Eating.

On Tuesday 9th April Ms. McGuinness and some members of the committee attended a HPS Share and Celebrate Day where they officially received the Health Promoting Schools Award 2019 and the official HPS flag. The committee would like to thank all staff and students who helped them in their endeavour to win the award.


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