Children 5-11 Years

Health and wellbeing projects, case studies and evaluation of our work with primary school children

Straight Talking

This year’s Dudley Straight Talking tour got off to a great start, involving 570 children in just the first three days. The workshop, tailor-made for Year 5, uses drama, film

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Straight Talking

Close to 900 children took part in the Dudley smokefree Straight Talking workshops in 17/18. Drama, film and reflective writing help empower ten-year olds to respectfully request a smokefree environment.

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Dudley Smokefree Arts Programme 2016-17

Dudley Public Health and Creative Health presents the Smokefree Arts Programme 2016-17. Click here to download the report on all the projects.  

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Wolverhampton

Led by actors, children from years 5 and 6 in Wolverhampton watch the filmed story of Jenny, a young girl on a Straight Talking mission to make her home smokefree.

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There Be Dragons

Year 3 children across Dudley have been introduced to smoking dragon Big Kind Red and the effect he has on the health of little dragon Baby Cerys.      

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Straight Talking: Out in the Open: If You Love Me, Keep Me Smokefree

Out in the Open is part of the Straight Talking project, aiming to take the smokefree messages to outdoor spaces. Artist Luke Perry was commissioned to work with Year Six pupils in Dudley.

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Smokefree Cars: Meet Fresh, the Talking Dog

Meet Fresh, the talking dog.  He doesn’t like people smoking near him and doesn’t want to be a second-hand smoker. Children work with Fresh to make their own talking dog.

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Dudley Smokefree Arts Programme 2015-16

Dudley Stop Smoking Service and Creative Health CIC present a breakdown of its  smokefree arts programme. Click here to download information about Blossom, Bloomin’, Straight Talking and Kick Ash.

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The Straight Talking Film

Straight Talking tells the story of schoolgirl Jenny and how she struggles to convince her family not to smoke around her and her baby brother.          

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Five Ways To Wellbeing Artist Residencies

This Case Study Report describes the seventeen“Five Ways to Wellbeing” artist residencies delivered in schools across Dudley. Click here to read all about the project in the Case Study Report.

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Health & Wellbeing Public Art Commissions: Quarry Bank Primary School

The staff team at Quarry Bank Primary School worked with Creative Health CIC to commission two artists to produce public artworks with a health and wellbeing theme for their reception

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