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Table 2 HP elements in the four schools

From: Process evaluation of the Healthy Primary School of the Future: the key learning points

  School 1 School 2 School 3 School 4
School routine Prior to HPSF:
•Lunch break time: 45 min
•Children bring their own packed lunch.
Implemented in Y1:
vProvided healthy lunch and mid-morning snack
•Structured PA and cultural sessions during lunch break
•Increased lunch break time to 105 min.
Prior to HPSF:
•Lunch break time: 30 min
•Children bring their own packed lunch.
Implemented in Y1:
vProvided healthy lunch and mid-morning snack
•Structured PA and cultural sessions during lunch break
vIncreased lunch break time to 95 min.
Prior to HPSF:
•Lunch break time 45 min
•Children bring their own packed lunch.
Implemented in Y1:
•Structured PA and cultural sessions during lunch break.
Prior to HPSF:
•Lunch break time: 1 h
•Children bring their own packed lunch or go home for lunch.
Implemented in Y1:
•Structured PA and cultural sessions during lunch break
Policy Prior to HPSF:
vLimited to no HP policy.
Implemented in Y1:
•Birthday treat policy
vWater policy
Prior to HPSF:
•Limited to no HP policy.
Implemented in Y1:
•Water policy
Implemented in Y2:
vBirthday treat policy
Prior to HPSF:
•Birthday treat policy
•Water policy
Prior to HPSF:
vLimited to no HP policy.
Education Prior to HPSF:
•Limited to no HP education.
•PE classes once a week.
Implemented in Y2:
•Educational lunch
Prior to HPSF:
•Limited to no HP education.
•PE classes once a week.
Implemented in Y1:
•Educational lunch
Development phase:
•Educational programme on healthy lifestyle.
Prior to HPSF:
vHealthy lifestyle education programmes.
•PE classes twice a week.
Prior to HPSF:
•Limited to no HP education.
•PE classes once a week.
Environ-ment Prior to HPSF:
•Once a week fruit from local supermarket.
Implemented in Y1:
•Providing water bottles.
Implemented in Y2:
•Vegetable garden in neighbourhood.
Prior to HPSF:
-
Implemented in Y1:
•Providing water bottles.
Developmental phase:
vVegetable garden
Prior to HPSF:
•Active Living: PA-friendly schoolyard.
•JOGG: providing water bottles.
•RiskCare: offered health-promoting programmes for parents and children and supported the healthy lifestyle education programme.
Implemented in Y2:
•Vegetables in the schoolyard.
Prior to HPSF:
•EU-school-fruit: Offered fruit twice a week.
  1. Abbreviations: HP = Health Promoting; HPSF = Healthy Primary School of the Future; PA = Physical Activity; PE = Physical Education; Y1 = Year 1 of implementation (academic year 2015/16); Y2 = Year 2 of implementation (2016/17)