Pictured at the recent Health
Action Awards are back row left to right, Maurice
Jay from U105, Centra Brand Manager Nicky Kelly and
Action Cancer Chief Executive Robin McRoberts. In
the front row receiving their award are Downshire PS
pupils Amy McMorris, George Strong and teacher
DOWNSHIRE Primary School has picked up an
award in the South Eastern Education and Library Board region
for its outstanding health promotion activities for pupils.
The health-conscious school was one of 16
which impressed Action Cancer with their proactive approach to
health education for pupils.
The awards are part of Action Cancer's
ongoing Health Action initiative, which offers a range of health
promotion road-shows for primary and secondary schools and is
sponsored by Centra.
Action Cancer's Health Promotion Manager Emily
Magrath said the charity was delighted to see a continuing high
standard of health promotion in South Eastern Board schools and
"The Health Action Awards are designed to
acknowledge the best initiatives and Downshire Primary School
has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the health of
For information on the Health Action Awards,
or to get your school involved in the Health Action programme
contact Action Cancer on 9080 3344.