Heulfan Playgroup Plus has received the prestigious Healthy and Sustainable Pre-School Scheme National Award from Welsh Government.

By achieving the award Heulfan Playgroup Plus have successfully demonstrated that they have implemented actions that have covered a wide range of health issues including, Nutrition and Oral Health, Physical Activity/Active Play, Mental and Emotional Health, Wellbeing and Relationships, Environment, Safety, Hygiene and Workplace Health and Wellbeing.

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As well as focusing on these health areas they have also achieved the ‘Tiny Tums Award’ in recognition of the food that is served at the setting. They have a fantastic outdoor space for children to play and learn as well as high standards for safety and hygiene.

Louise Roberts, Healthy Pre Schools Officer for Wrexham County Borough Council said: “Heulfan Playgroup Plus has shown that the general health and well-being of children and staff is at the forefront of the setting.

“The environment of the setting is lovely both indoors and outdoors. They embrace all initiatives that can help to influence practice in the setting and make the experience for staff and children extra special. I am sure they will continue to promote a healthy and happy environment for the children that pass through their care in the future.”

Mrs Griffith, Supervisor said, “We are delighted to achieve the Healthy and Sustainable Pre-School Scheme award! We are beyond grateful for the recognition we have received and will continue to encourage children, parents and staff to further develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

“We are fortunate in our setting that we have an array of resources to promote well-being for the children and the staff. We would like to thank the Healthy School’s team at for your support.”

The Healthy and Sustainable Pre School Scheme operates across Wales and it is managed by Public Health Wales and supported locally by our Healthy Schools Team.


Staff back row (L-R) – Miss Karen, Miss Katy, Mrs Griffith, Miss Sue and Mrs Cooke

Pupils (L-R) – Sigi, Isla, Madeline, Evelyn, Lucian, Elliot, Bodhi, Max, Erin, Kayden, Maja, Maya, Liam, Aubrey, Rohan, Theo, Arlo, Oliver, Gracie and Leo.

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