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Balding,J 1992. Young people in 1991 - data from 23,928 young people. Education and Health 10(3),33-42. PDF

Orme,J 1991. Adolescent girls and exercise: too much of a struggle?. Education and Health 9(5),76-80. PDF

Fletcher,K 1991. School nurses do it in schools!. Education and Health 9(5),74-75. PDF

Gowenlock,J 1991. The Smokefree message: emphasising the positive in New Zealand. Education and Health 9(5),69-72. PDF

Noble,C 1991. The health-promoting school and the marketplace - the Healthy School Award. Education and Health 9(5),65-68. PDF

Balding,J 1991. 'Into the Nineties' with 125,000 young people! Book I - Doctors and Dentists. Education and Health 9(4),60-63. PDF

Barton,P 1991. 16-19 year olds get 'smokerlysed'. Education and Health 9(3),46-47. PDF

Regis,D 1991. Watch your weight, see your power grow. Education and Health 9(3),42-45. PDF

Jones,L 1991. An 'Interactive Health Education Centre' for 9-11s. Education and Health 9(3),40-41. PDF

Foot,G 1991. How typical is your school?. Education and Health 9(3),36-39. PDF

Gluck,G 1991. Educational theatre reachers 'closed hearts and minds'. Education and Health 9(3),33-35. PDF

O'Connor,L 1991. Health education: feeling the squeeze. Education and Health 9(2),28-31. PDF

Lloyd,J 1991. The Peer Led Alcohol Project -- an approach to alcohol education for youg people. Education and Health 9(2),27. PDF

Clift,S Stears,D 1991. AIDS education in secondary schools. Education and Health 9(2),23-26. PDF

Charlesworth,D 1991. Health education: from policy to practice. Education and Health 9(2),20-22. PDF

Griffiths,M 1991. Gamblers: do they win or lose?. Education and Health 9(2),17-19. PDF

Clark,T 1991. A 'health fortnight' for school staff. Education and Health 9(2),10-11. PDF

Hollins,P 1991. Road safety education is health education!. Education and Health 9(1),7-9. PDF

Balding,J 1991. A study of working children in 1990. Education and Health 9(1),4-6. PDF

Pond,C 1991. Working children: education or exploitation?. Education and Health 9(1),1-3. PDF

Balding,J Regis,D 1991. What do young people know about AIDS?. Education and Health 9(1),12-15. PDF

Comments about SHEU

"Many thanks to SHEU for your excellent professional support over the years."

PSHE teacher

"I would like to say that this survey was very useful and made me realise things about PE and health that I had never realised before......Food at school is groovy, especially if your school does Jamie Olivers School Dinners. Viva apples and thanks for the survey." Female pupil, 13 yrs old

Female pupil, 13yrs

I would be extremely interested to see the results as I know how useful this information has been to the other schools in the


"The Schools Health Education Unit is the jewel in the crown of the Health Education Authority." Major General Sir John Acland 1928 - 2006

Major General Sir John Acland

"The Unit is to be congratulated in preparing ... material of the highest standard and worthy of wide dissemination." National Association for Environmental Education

National Association for Environmental Education

"Thank you very much, David, for another excellent survey.  We look forward to receiving our reports."

Healthy Schools Co-ordinator

"Within the curriculum, we are part of the Healthy Schools programme - and the local, Director of Public Health Award. We cover many facets of health from emotional intelligence to safety education and our very strong, Anti-Bullying and Child Protection programmes. You can imagine our delight when the Local Authority and our school nurse made the following comments after we took part in the regional Schools Health Education Unit Survey: " Head Teacher.
“This was an amazing set of outcomes and really good evidence that (your school) is doing a wonderful job in prioritizing the health and well-being of its pupils … Well done to staff, governors and parents for all your work on this through the Director of Public Health award and other strategies. It is very clear that pupils feel happy, safe and involved at the school and your caring ethos shines through this data.”
Healthy Schools Coorduinator.


Headteacher & Healthy Schools Coordinator

"On behalf of all the health promoters in Scotland I would like to say a big thank to you and your colleagues for your excellent work over the years. This includes not only your survey work but your role as a visiting examiner in Scotland and adviser on course development."
Tribute from a Health Commissioner to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

Health Commissioner

"Just to say a huge thank you for all your efforts in helping us with the Health survey amongst pupils. It has provided us with significant data which will be used across the school to help us improve. It helped us to obtain a healthy schools standard as well. I hope we can make this an annual feature as we can track the changing health of our pupils." Headteacher


I've just spent a really interesting half an hour reading through our ...survey (report). Always food for thought and a good way to look at how we can improve.