Health and wellbeing for children and young people

These resources help with wellbeing and health issues including bullying, immunisations, physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

Keeping healthy 

Handwashing at school

The Ministry of Health advises washing hands in clean water with soap for 20 seconds and drying hands for the same time. Further information and resources (external link)

If you are redeveloping or building a new school, see our toilet reference design guidelines [PDF, 1.2 MB] 

Preventing flu spreading


Headlice and nits 

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