Safety, Health and Wellbeing (SHaW)

Welcome to the Suffolk Schools’ Safety, Health and Wellbeing pages.

On these pages you will find information for schools’ health and safety, and also, very importantly, on wellbeing.  All the links in the menu go to a specific topic page and you will hopefully find relevant information for your needs.  If you have any ideas or thoughts about these webpages, please contact:

Antonina (Nina) Bickerton – CYP and Suffolk (maintained) Schools’ Safety, Health and Wellbeing Advisor, Suffolk County Council: Email: [email protected].

Please see our Safety, Health and Wellbeing Privacy Notice.

Latest News

  • A new termly list of SHaW news will be posted here by the beginning of the new half term (February 2024). It is a collection of web links, documents and articles from reputable sources such as the HSE, Ofsted, the NSPCC, Gov.UK etc, intended to be a ‘one stop shop’ for relevant national education-related news. We hope it helps. WATCH THIS SPACE!
  • 15 February 2024 – previous terms’ ‘latest news’ is now being archived so if you can’t find a previously posted notice, please contact [email protected] and it can be sent along to you.
  • 23 January 2024Measles outbreaks – the DfE are pointing all schools to the UKHSA guidance with regards to the spread of measles in education settings. Please go to: Health protection in CYP settings and Managing outbreaks. The NHS has the following advice for parents: Measles – NHS. The Education Hub blog from the DfE also has guidance, and information on the MMR vaccine.

Safety Health and Wellbeing
Everyone home, safe and well