Health and wellbeing

Identifying strengths and developing understanding of emotions and how to describe them. Learning about the importance of sleep and relaxation on physical and mental wellbeing and health and prevention issues around sun protection, effective hand washing and allergies.

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Lesson 1: Understanding my emotions

Understanding that we experience a range of emotions, pupils learn how to describe their feelings and some simple strategies for managing them

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Lesson 2: What am I like?

Children learn about the importance of respect, identifying their own strengths and qualities and looking at areas of personal development

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Lesson 3: Ready for bed

Learning about the effects of good quality sleep, pupils explore ways in which they can develop positive sleeping habits

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Lesson 4: Relaxation

Children learn two different relaxation techniques: laughter and progressive muscle relaxation, and when these different techniques might be useful

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Lesson 5: Hand washing and personal hygiene

Children begin to understand how germs are spread, how we can stop them spreading and how to wash their hands effectively

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Lesson 6: Sun safety

Children learn about the benefits and risks associated with the sun and how to keep protected from it

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Lesson 7: Allergies

Children learn that certain foods and other things can cause allergic reactions in some people and what to do if they or their friend suffers an allergic reaction

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Lesson 8: People who help us keep healthy

In this lesson children learn that there are people in the local community who help to keep us healthy

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