Keeping healthy

Keeping Healthy

Foundation of Light

  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity

The Foundation of Light is the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club and we use the power of football and sport to provide opportunities to young people, adults and families across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham. 

We have 4 curriculum areas which are shown below, all of which are open to people from all backgrounds, abilities and genders. 

  1. Football and Sport 
  2. Education 
  3. Skills and Employability 
  4. Health and Wellbeing 

Our vision is to use the curriculum areas and the programmes within them to create better opportunities and better lives for our communities. 

We aim to give people access to reliable science-based information to support anyone on their journey towards a healthy, sustainable diet. In this section you can find some top tips for eating healthily.

Beacon of Light, Stadium Park, Sunderland, SR5 1SN

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Tyneside Outdoors

  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity

Tyneside Outdoors helps young people enjoy the outdoors by providing a range of fun, active and challenging activities in local parks and open spaces. It's a youth club but outdoors!

c/o Connected Voice, 1 Strawberry Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4BX
Tel. 07554127288
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School Nursing Service at South Tyneside 

  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity

The school nursing service have a confidential text messaging service " Chathealth" available for young people form the age of 11 - 19 years . We provide information, advice and support for children and young people. 


Address: South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust
Clarendon, Windmill Way, Hebburn
NE31 1AT 

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