Our Healthy Year: Year 6 classroom activity sheet

Accompanies the Our Healthy Year: Year 6 toolkit


  • KS2


  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • SMSC

What's this for?

Simple and flexible ideas to help build healthy activity into the school day. These activity sheets accompany some of the activities found in the Our Healthy Year: Year 6 toolkit (pages 7-13).

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In the classroom

These curriculum-linked activity sheets support the activities in the Our Healthy Year: Year 6 teacher toolkit.

This resource includes:

  • Nutrition information panel cards – accompanies the Know your nutrients Science activity, where children find out all about food labels and how to use them
  • Feed a family pupil challenge – accompanies the Feed a family Maths activity, where children create a healthy weekend menu for a set budget
  • Feed a family cards – also accompanies the Feed a family activity
  • Sugar ranking cards – accompanies the Be sugar smart Science activity, where children find out how much sugar is in different foods and drinks
  • Healthy minds timetable – accompanies the Eat well and move more for a healthy mind Science and SMSC activity, where children explore how eating well and moving more can improve their well-being

“Real life maths is very important and this activity allows children to use many skills and allows them to link their maths knowledge to real life activities."

Vera Jajechnyk, Head of School, St John's Roman Catholic Primary School, London

Learning objectives

After using these activities, pupils should:

  • Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, and lifestyle on the way their bodies function
  • Be able to use maths and science skills to solve real-life problems
  • Have practised recording data and results of increasing complexity
  • Have developed a sense of enjoyment in learning about themselves

Try this

Play a Top Trumps style game with the Nutrition information panel cards!