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health4schools is a community project funded by Kraft Cares ('the community partnership programme for Kraft Foods'[1]). According to Kraft, it is an initiative to "promote healthy diet and active play to school children and communities in Gloucestershire"[2] and was launched in September 2004.


The project is directed by a Steering Committee[3] made up of the following people[4]:

Robert Rees: Chairman of health4schools, Food Expert - The Country Elephant Ltd

Karen Barber: Food and Drink Federation, Campaigns and New Media Manager

Jo Eades: Business in the Community, Member Service Manager

Johanna Le Poidevin: Business in the Community, Bristol Cares & Regional Operations Manager

Angela James: Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Physical Activity Consultant

Kirsty Pritchard: Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Healthy School Co-ordinator

Jan Urban-Smith: Gloucestershire LEA advisor for PHSE & Citizenship Governor Services

Becky Woollett: Primary PSHE and Citizenship Consultant

Sue Wild: Senior Health Promotion Specialist, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Primary Care Trust

Sonia Percival: Learning through Landscapes, Head of National Programmes

Nicki Rees: Business in the Community, health 4 schools co-ordinator

Jonathan Horrell: Kraft Foods, Corporate & Government Affairs Manager (health 4 schools programme director)

Julia Westcott: Kraft Foods, External Relations Manager


  1. ^Kraft Foods 2007, 'Community Partnership' retrieved July 11th 2007 from
  2. ^Ibid
  3. ^health4schools, 2007, 'Who's Involved' retrieved July 11th 2007 from
  4. ^health4schools, 2007, 'Steering Group Members' retrieved July 11th 2007 from