William Byrd Primary Academy
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NHS Health Assembly

The whole school enjoyed an NHS assembly learning about how to keep healthy and where to go when they are not feeling well.  The children were given different scenarios and had to choose out of five different options which one they thought was most suited for the help they needed.

To become a "Hillingdon Health Defender Champion" and get a certificate children's knowledge was put to the test.  All the children were given a fun quiz to complete at home with their families and return to school.

Well done to everyone who bought their quizzes back in and received the Hillingdon Health Defender Champion certificate.

There were many messages in the assembly but the key ones were:

  • Cold weather can be seriously bad for your health. That's why it's important to look after yourself, especially during the winter. If you start to feel unwell, even if it's a cough or a cold tell your mum and dad and if things don’t improve you can go to the pharmacist or your local GP.  If it’s very serious go to the hospital.
     
  • Flu is very infectious and spread by germs from coughs and sneezes, which can live on hands and surfaces for 24 hours.
     
  • To reduce the risk of spreading flu, use tissues to trap germs when you cough or sneeze, wash your hands often with warm water and soap, and bin used tissues as quickly as possible.

Catch it... Bin it... Kill it...