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A brief summary of why we became a healthy workplace

At Biscovey Academy our motto is 'Where everyone matters'. We wish every child at Biscovey to be a successful learner, confident individual and responsible citizen. In order to achieve these outstanding outcomes for our children we will strive to build a dedicated and valued workforce. The healthy workplace is one key strategy that we can utilise to make this happen.



Recent health and well being activities

Recent Health and Wellbeing activities include:

  • Health and Wellbeing Champion Training (3 Champions in place at Biscovey)

  • Line Manager Stress Training

  • Difficult Conversation Training

  • Health and Wellbeing Board implemented into the staffroom

  • Team Laser Tag

  • Menopause Talk

  • Pension Advice

  • Personal Signposting

Plans/aims for the next year

Biscovey Academy plans for the next year are:

  • Introduce a Health and Wellbeing Newsletter

  • Further staff social events to be offered

  • Arrange training courses for staff as and where required

  • Visit schools within the Aspire Academy Trust to promote the Healthy Workplace Award

Employee Feedback

"The Healthy Workplace programme has supported our business to build and nurture a culture of health and provide GE employees with the resources they need to get and stay healthy.The varying workshops, information & events that the Healthy Workplace programme provides, have enabled us to reach our goals of enhanced health awareness, reduced absenteeism and improved employee engagement within our organisation" - Claire Shelley, GE Money


Professor Dame Carol Black is Expert Adviser on Health and Work to NHS England and Public Health England presented the awards. She said at the 2017 Workplace Health Conference and Awards“It always gives me great pleasure to return to Cornwall to present the Workplace Health Awards, which go from strength to strength each year. These awards show the commitment of organisations, public and private, large and small, to employees' health and wellbeing. They also acknowledge the relationship between health and wellbeing, engagement and productivity"

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