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Healthy School Resources: Halton District School Board

  • Public health nurses provide concentrated time and support to 18 HDSB elementary schools who expressed interested in working more intensively using the Healthy School approach.
  • The healthy school approach helps schools to set and achieve school improvement plans and goals.

For more information, please contact:

  • HDSB System Principal, Community Engagement
  • HDSB Instructional Program Leader, Elementary Health and Physical Education
  • Family Health Information Line, Halton Region:


  • Foundations for a Healthy School External Link chart provides a framework and ideas for implementing the Healthy School approach
  • Healthy Schools Action Plan Template (Microsoft Word) a template to be used by Healthy School Committees to guide the development, implementation and evaluation of a school community action plan.
  • HDSB Healthy School Ring resource (Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) 515KB) based on the Ministry of Education’s Foundations for a Healthy School framework, this resource provides a summary of healthy school ideas. The cards can be cut into 8.5x5.5 size and assembled on a ring for easy access.
  • Healthy Food for Healthy Schools Protocol External Link The purpose of this protocol is to identify the requirements in the Healthy Food for Healthy Schools Act, 2008 and the accompanying Policy and Program Memorandum 150, School Food and Beverage Policy (PPM 150)