Tags » Healthy Schools

Is there any evidence that students do better in friendly schools?

What is a friend? If a friend is a ‘person whom one knows, likes, and trusts’ (The Free Dictionary by Farlax, 2014) then what is a friendly school? 1,575 more words


reproductive health: a practical application

Reproductive health is a delicate subject to teach in Guatemala. This is an extremely religious society. One of the challenges of being a Healthy Schools Volunteer is deciding how to approach the teaching of sex ed. 638 more words

Peace Corps


I recently found out that I am definitely not being replaced in Pachalum. When I leave next march, the Healthy Schools program will have to exist without a Peace Corps Volunteer. 650 more words

Peace Corps

Guatemala XV: Record Something Everyday

June 18th

Embarrassing moments of recent history:
-confused the plastic wrappers for intestines on the sausages while grilling and proceeded to eat them
-poor communication with a friend in site, leading to the first haircut that has ever made me cry… 1,156 more words

Central America

A treat for Class 1

This week we have been planning a special healthy treat for Class One.

We each had a budget of £10 to plan a whole week of healthy packed lunches for a child in Class One. 63 more words


Sports Day

Thank you to everyone who supported the children in the sports day events on Friday afternoon.  Congratulations to Red House for winning!  Thank you to Mr Lloyd and the school staff for preparing the children for the races and ensuring that the event ran smoothly.

Healthy Schools

Bedwas Junior and Rhydri Primary School Swimming Gala – Wednesday 15th July

This year’s swimming gala will take place at Bedwas Leisure Centre from 12.50pm onwards.   In the past this has proven to be a popular, fun event with children and parents enjoying the afternoon.    51 more words

Healthy Schools