Healthy outlook for Prior Park pupils

Prior Park First School in Tweedmouth is committed to improving the health and well-being of pupils and encourage them to make informed choices about having an active and healthy lifestyle.

Saturday, 28th January 2017, 7:39 am
School coordinator for health and wellbeing Karen Wright and school cook Lucille Dickson celebrate their success with pupils at Prior Park First School. Picture by Jae Coltman

It was recently successful in completing the Northumberland Health and Well-being Audit.

Lucille Dickson, the school cook, won gold and silver awards while representing Northumberland in the North East and Scotland school cook competition, held at Gosforth Park.

Pauline Molly, headteacher, said: “We are all proud of Lucille and feel so lucky to have such a good cook who makes our delicious lunches each day.”

The school is now offering Big Cook, Little Cook cooking sessions for pupils and their parents, led by Miss Dickson.

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Karen Wright, school co-ordinator for health and well-being, has recently completed the national professional qualification for middle leadership. Part of her work was focused on PE and the school has now gained the Sainsbury School Games Gold Award.