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Richard Lander School

Richard Lander School is a large comprehensive school in Truro.

What we do:

Provide a safe, friendly, academically challenging environment for 11-16 year old students.


Why we became a healthy workplace:

A desire to promote the excellent opportunities offered to staff in terms of health and wellbeing.


Recent health and well being activities:

Fitness suite
SUSTRANS donated bicycles
Mindfulness training
Staff Yoga
Girls Active Friday night Ladies only fitness club
Mindfulness activities during INSET
Petting area
Staff weight loss initiative




Success Story:

Mr R Bond: Admin Staff.

Joined the RLS staff weight loss initiative in June 2018
Plays short tennis every weekday morning
Low carb diet
Weight loss = 14 pounds.

Respect, ambition, perseverance. Aim for excellence, every moment counts.
Mr S Mulcahy - Headteacher

- Director
Physical Activity

Physical activity programmes at work have been found to reduce absenteeism by up to 20%: physically active workers take 27% fewer sick days. (Start Active, Stay Active)

Occupational Health

Where occupational health was provided, 39% of companies recorded a decline in short-term absence, whilst 28% experienced a reduction in long-term absence [CIPD 2008].

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