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Beat Asthma Friendly Schools (BAFS)

Since September 2022, our school has worked together with 12 other primary schools in the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care System (NENC ICS) Child Health and Wellbeing Network to develop, embed and pilot the Beat Asthma Friendly Schools (BAFS) Accreditation scheme.

Following this work we are now a BAFS Accredited School and have in place a series of systems and processes to improve outcomes for children with asthma or suspected asthma.

The Beat Asthma Friendly Schools award was initiated to encourage schools to develop safe, healthy and inclusive environments for students with asthma. The BAFS Accreditation scheme aims to support the whole school community in understanding and managing asthma and is specifically for schools and education settings in the North East and North Cumbria ICS footprint.

To be recognised as a Beat Asthma Friendly School, each school must address a set of criteria that establishes an Asthma Friendly environment and meets current legislation from the Department of Health and Department for Education guidelines. We have worked closely with the Child Health and Wellbeing Network’s Community Asthma Advisors over the last 6 months to be able to demonstrate that we meet all of these requirements.

For more information about the BAFS Accreditation Framework, please visit the Healthier Together Website BAFS page.

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