Our Healthy Year: ideas for Year 6 teachers

Accompanies the Our Healthy Year: Year 6 teacher toolkit


  • KS2


  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • D&T
  • English
  • Computing
  • PE
  • PSHE
  • Art & Design
  • Music

What's this for?

Build eating well and moving more into everyday routines.

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In the classroom

Choose from these flexible activities to build eating well and moving more into everyday routines, or brush up on your own knowledge about nutrition before teaching healthy topics.

“The mix of activities for the various times of the day is very good."

David Plews, Beswick and Watton CE (VC) Primary School, Yorkshire 

Learning objectives

After using these activities, pupils should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of eating well
  • Understand the importance of being active
  • Be able to explain how to keep themselves healthy

Try this

Appoint Year 6 pupils as Our Healthy Year Champions to organise activities and encourage Reception children to get involved.