Team building and prize giving
The staff at Weatherfield Academy put huge amounts of energy into providing a fantastic health and wellbeing provision for their students. Now they have made the health and wellbeing of their staff a priority too.
Jonathan Henkes, PE co-ordinator, took a lead on the programme.
“We organised a Pedometer Challenge and participated in the BHF Dechox, giving up all sweet treats during March.
The competitive nature of the challenges meant that they were a lot of fun. Our pedometer challenge was especially successful. We celebrated staff achievements by giving out prizes for first, second and third place."
We celebrated staff achievements by giving out prizes for first, second and third place.
Creating a buzz
“As the challenges required everyone to work together for a common aim and a charitable cause, there have been increased teambuilding opportunities."
Top tip for your workplace
- Build enthusiasm by sharing health tips with colleagues
Weatherfield Academy hopes to continue the success of their health programme by holding a range of annual initiatives that support staff health and wellbeing.
Weatherfield Academy is a special needs school based in Dunstable. They employ 50 members of staff.