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Rosie Boycott presents Kingston with its first silver awards for healthy schools

Six Kingston schools were presented with certificates by Rosie Boycott, Head of the London Food Board, awarded for supporting and promoting health and wellbeing in pupils.

A number of young people accepted the certificates on behalf of their schools at the event on Monday 23 March. 

Prior to the award ceremony, which honoured six Kingston schools with Healthy Schools awards, including the borough’s first three at silver level, Rosie Boycott was joined by councillors and staff from Kingston’s Public Health Team in a tour of the Market Square, meeting stall holders and buying samples of ethically sourced produce.

There then followed a reception and ceremony were the awards were presented.

The winners were:

  • Silver awards 
  • St Philip's School 
  • St Paul's C of E Junior School 
  • King Athelstan Primary School 
Bronze awards
  • Southborough High School 
  • Green Lane Primary and Nursery School 
  • Ellingham Primary School 
Councillor Andrea Craig, Lead Member for Children, Youth and Adult Learning said:

“Cllr Julie Pickering and I had a fantastic visit from Rosie Boycott, who is as passionate about increasing healthy living for children as we are. I am extremely proud of all six schools who won awards including three silver awards for the first time in Kingston.

“We look forward to seeing more schools receive the healthy schools awards and also some of our schools achieving gold status in the coming years.”