St. Teresa's National School,

Scoil Treasa Naofa

Kilflynn, Co. Kerry

Health Promotion

What is a health promoting school?

A health promoting school (HPS) encourages teachers, pupils and parents to look at healthy lifestyles and environments.

Research shows that students find learning easier and have higher self-esteem if their school pays particular attention to promoting various aspects of health (International Union of Health Promotion and Education, 1999).

Health Promotinf Schools focus on the overall health and well-being of a person...