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Healthy Schools

Healthy Schools offers support to schools to help their children and young people to grow healthily, safely and responsibly. The Healthy Schools toolkit builds on the underlying principles of the English National Healthy School Programme.

Teachers
3-18 year olds
Eat Move Learn

Eat Move Learn teaches 7–11-year-olds about healthy eating and being active in a fun way. There are tips on growing things you can eat, on what we need to stay healthy and on activities to get you moving. Find out how to cook healthy meals and snacks.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
7-11 year olds
Healthy Living

Information to help you become more healthy. Advice on the risks associated with alcohol, smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise and how you can have a healthier lifestyle.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
14-16 year olds
Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut

Train Like an Astronaut is an international challenge for 8 to 12 year olds which focuses on health, science, fitness and nutrition.There are lots of free resources to help educators teach the principles of health and exercise, using a space context.

Teachers
8-12 year olds
Food for Life

The Food for Life Partnership is a network of schools and communities across England committed to transforming food culture.

Teachers
5-11 year olds
Family Lives

Family Lives is a UK charity offering advice and support on all aspects of family life including parenting and bullying.

Parents
3-18 year olds
A Balanced Diet

An excellent explanation of the names and sources of food types needed in a balanced diet and their different uses in the body.

Pupils
11-14 year olds
Eat Well

A site packed with information on how to keep well through healthy eating.

Teachers, Parents
11-18 year olds
Something Fishy

A series of lessons on water and fish including how they differ from other animals. It looks at the features of different animals groups, food chains and the nutritional value of fish. The section on water would be good on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
10-13 year olds
Diet and Digestion

A superb site on digestion. It examines the food groups and a healthy diet. The process of digestion is well explained with diagrams and there are interactive questions.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
11-16 year olds
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