Before the lesson
- To understand the benefits of physical activity
Pupils should know about:
- The benefits of physical exercise, time outdoors, community participation, voluntary and service-based activity on mental wellbeing and happiness
Physical health and fitness
- The importance of building regular exercise into daily and weekly routines and how to achieve this; for example walking or cycling to school, a daily active mile or other forms of regular, vigorous exercise.
Pupils needing extra support: May need to follow example activities and need guidance recognising the effects of exercise on the body.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should be able to describe how exercise releases hormones which make them feel good.