The Irish Heart Foundation supports teachers and schools across Ireland in their wellbeing mission to create healthy schools.

Our core programmes are evidence-based and co-designed ensuring they meet the needs of schools and align to the curriculum.

We advocate for policies that promote healthy school environments and prevent childhood obesity. 80% of premature heart disease and stroke is preventable through healthy lifestyles, which is why the Irish Heart Foundation is committed to promoting lifelong healthy habits from an early age.

Our dedicated Children and Young People team is available to support schools. For more information contact

Primary schools

We provide health promotion support to schools through physical activity, PE, health and wellbeing programmes.

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Post primary schools

We provide CPR skills to teachers and students, promote healthy eating in canteens and physical activity in PE classes.

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