Our Healthy Year: KS2 calendar

Interactive wallchart to inspire your pupils to eat well and move more


  • KS2


  • Mathematics
  • English
  • PE
  • PSHE
  • RE & HE

What's this for?

This colourful and engaging interactive calendar features exciting activities to help you inspire your class to eat well and move more.

Don't forget to keep track of your class' progress by saving your changes after you click to reveal the joke, riddle or fun fact of the week.

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Learning objectives

After taking part in these activities, pupils should:

  • understand the importance of eating well
  • understand the importance of being active
  • be able to explain how to keep themselves healthy


Supports the Relationships Education and Health Education statutory guidance

Pupils should have the opportunity to learn:

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

Healthy eating

  • what constitutes a healthy diet (including understanding calories and other nutritional content)
  • the principles of planning and preparing a range of healthy meals

Supports the PSHE curriculum: Core Theme 1 (Health and wellbeing)

H1 - how to make informed decisions about health

H2 - about the elements of a balanced, healthy lifestyle

H3 - about how physical activity helps us to stay healthy; and ways to be physically active everyday

H6 - about what constitutes a healthy diet; how to plan healthy meals; benefits to health and wellbeing of eating nutritionally rich foods

H7 - how regular (daily/weekly) exercise benefits mental and physical health (for example, walking or cycling to school, daily active mile); recognise opportunities to be physically active


  • develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through athletics and gymnastics]


  • solving problems involving all 4 operations


  • spelling compound words