Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy Schools

Healthy children make better learners and better educated children are healthier

A healthy school involves a holistic approach where school administration, teachers, parents, students and community agencies work together to create an environment that will have a positive impact on a child's health and learning.

Toronto Public Health's team of health professionals work to service school communities to create Healthy Schools. We use the Healthy Schools approach which is based on the Ontario Ministry of Education's Foundations for a Healthy School.

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Healthy Schools Toolkit

Resources for Schools

We offer programs and resources to support the Ontario Health and Physical Education Curriculum and other health needs or initiatives in schools.

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Parenting

Information on growth and development, building relationship and positive discipline.

Student Nutrition Program

Student Nutrition Program

Find out how to apply for the grant and how to register for the Food Safety and Nutrition workshops.

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Dental

Learn about the dental and oral health services for children and youth.

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Immunization

Learn about vaccines needed for school and how to rerport it to Toronto Public Health.