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Use this guide to help teach your class what's in our food and how to make healthier swaps to eat less sugar, saturated fat and salt.
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After the lesson, pupils will be able to:
Developed by educational experts, the Be Food Smart KS1 pack includes:
The lesson plan refers to three Be Food Smart films, featuring two children acting as investigative reporters to find out how they can eat a healthier breakfast.
Follow up the lesson by using the Be Food Smart: pupil campaign pack to develop your own pupil-led campaign, and help pupils find out what's in their food, compare products and make healthier choices.
"The lesson plans are an excellent introduction to help unearth children's misconceptions about sugar."
Luke Thomas, KS1/2 teacher
Supports the english, mathematics and PSHE curricula
English – spoken
English – reading comprehension
If you have access to tablets, download the Be Food Smart app and show pupils how to scan products to find out how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is in their food.