Year 5 Health and wellbeing

Learning to take greater responsibility for sleep, sun safety, healthy eating and managing feelings; setting goals and embracing failure; understanding the importance of rest and relaxation

Useful resources for teaching Health and wellbeing

Useful resources for teaching Health and wellbeing

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Relaxation: yoga

Learning about the importance of relaxation, pupils practise yoga stretches

Learning Objective

I can describe how these stretches make me feel

Lesson 2: The importance of rest

Children learn about the benefits of a good night's sleep and how to take greater responsibility for ensuring they get good quality sleep

Learning Objective

To understand the benefits of sleep

Lesson 3: Embracing failure

Understanding that failure is a normal part of life and that we mustn't give up if something doesn't go according to plan

Learning Objective

To understand the purpose of failure

Lesson 4: Going for goals

Children set themselves three different goals for three different time frames and discover what they will need to do to make these happen, such as practicing a skill, talking to someone, asking questions

Learning Objective

Learning how to set short-term, medium-term and long-term goals

Lesson 5: Taking responsibility for my feelings

Understanding that we are responsible for our own feelings and actions

Lesson 6: Healthy meals

Pupils will learn how to create a series of healthy meals

Lesson 7: Sun safety

To understand risks associated with sun exposure and how to keep themselves protected in the sun

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