Healthy Island is a fun, replayable game for children ages 7–11 years old. It encourages them to think about health and wellbeing choices as they explore the different cities: exercise, healthy eating,oral health and mindfulness.
This app has been developed as part of Schools App Challenge by West Wakefield Health & Wellbeing Limited. This project was part of their MCP Vanguard remit for NHS England to find new models of care for local communities.
Children in primary schools were involved in the project. Learning to code and creating health app concepts and design ideas with the help of some peer-to-peer judging, support from Microsoft tech mentors and feedback from GPs and health practitioners.
To find out more visit http://schoolsappchallenge.com.