Year 4: Health and wellbeing

Developing emotional maturity; learning that we experience a range of emotions and are responsible for these; appreciating the emotions of others; developing a growth mindset; identifying calming and relaxing activities; developing independence in dental hygiene

Useful resources for teaching Health and wellbeing

Useful resources for teaching Health and wellbeing

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Looking after our teeth

Learning how to keep our teeth healthy.

Lesson 2: Relaxation: Visualisation

Children identify what makes them feel calm and learn some relaxation techniques.

Lesson 3: Celebrating mistakes

Developing a develop a growth mindset and learning that mistakes are useful.

Lesson 4: Meaning and purpose: my role

Children learn to identify their own strengths and begin to see how they can positively affect others.

Lesson 5: My happiness

Children identify things that are important to them and learn that they can take action to influence their own happiness.

Lesson 6: Emotions

Learning that it is normal to experience a range of emotions, and identifying emotions people may feel in different situations.

Lesson 7: Mental health

Learning what mental health is, that sometimes people need help with their mental health, and where to get that help

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