Hitchin Girls’ School awarded Healthy Schools accreditation

Dawn Ferguson, healthy schools co-ordinator, with assistant head Ruth Cooper and students Victoria C

Dawn Ferguson, healthy schools co-ordinator, with assistant head Ruth Cooper and students Victoria Clark, Katie Wilding, Naomi Priestley, Tina Bhartwas, Hollie Shillcock and Xing Xing Li. Picture: Hitchin Girls' School - Credit: Archant

Students and staff at Hitchin Girls’ School are celebrating after being awarded Healthy Schools accreditation.

Areas of schools life that contribute to a healthy lifestyle such as physical education, mental health, extracurricular activities and pastoral support have been reviewed over the past year

Dawn Ferguson, Healthy Schools co-ordinator at Hitchin Girls’, said: “We are delighted to receive this accreditation. A healthy lifestyle and mindset is encouraged and supported throughout so many different aspects of the whole school curriculum.

“It is great that the well-being of the ‘whole’ person is key to everyday life here at Hitchin Girls’ School.”

To find out more about the school, see hgs.herts.sch.uk.