The school health team partners with school communities to build healthy environments for learning, playing, and growing.
On Dec. 1, 2015 the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Peel District School Board and Peel Public Health declared a formalized partnership to take action collectively on issues related to student well-being in Peel. This new formalized partnership between health and education in Peel, will focus on strategic priorities that improve health outcomes, which will positively affect student achievement, and reduce preventable illness.
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Healthy Schools Planner
Based on the Foundations for a Healthy School, an Ontario Ministry best practice model, the planner is a systematic resource that guides schools in building an effective healthy schools committee.
Statistics, health and youth:
The Student Health 2011: Measuring the Health of Peel's Youth report highlights health related issues among the student population. Related fact sheets are available by health topic.
Nutrition Month Tips
Child and Adolescent Community Resources
Peel Public Health: Healthy Schools Approach Pilot Project Evaluation Report
Peel Public Health: Healthy Schools Approach Pilot Project Evaluation Report - Summary
School Health Reference Guide
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
School Food and Beverage Policy
New: Special Issue on Student Engagement
Connect with your school public health nurse:
Caledon residents call free of charge at 905-584-2216.