Year 3: Health and wellbeing

Understanding that a healthy lifestyle includes physical activity, a balanced diet, and rest and relaxation; exploring identity through groups we belong to, and how our strengths can be used to help others; learning how to solve problems by breaking them down into achievable steps.

Useful resources for teaching Health and wellbeing

Useful resources for teaching Health and wellbeing

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: My healthy diary

Understanding and planning for a healthy lifestyle, including physical activity, rest and diet.

Lesson 2: Relaxation: stretches

Learning a range of relaxation stretches and understanding that relaxation has a positive impact on the body.

Lesson 3: Wonderful me

Children explore their identity by considering what they like and the groups and communities they belong to, and write a Kenning style poem about themselves.

Lesson 4: My superpowers

Identifying personal strengths and considering how these can be used and how they may impact others.

Lesson 5: Resilience: breaking down barriers

Learning that problems can be overcome by having a plan to break the issue down into smaller goals.

Lesson 6: Diet and dental health

Looking at the food groups that make up a balanced diet and at the benefits of healthy eating, including for dental health.

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources

Teacher video: Mental wellbeing

Q&A with PSHE & RSE Consultant and teacher Sarah Huggins

Teacher video: Physical health and fitness

Q&A with PSHE & RSE Consultant and teacher Sarah Huggins