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Little Red Book - Where to go for help on mental health and emotional wellbeing


E bugE-Bug
An exciting, fun and free health education resource for teachers and school aged children. The resources make learning about microbes, antibiotic resistance, and the spread, treatment and prevention of infection fun and accessible for all.

Free Key Stage 1 Resource Pack

Free Key Stage 2 Resource Pack


e-Bug Train the Trainer flyer 10.05.18

What is e-Bug training?

e-Bug is a free educational resource that makes learning about microbes, the spread, treatment and prevention of infection fun and accessible for all. e-Bug have resources for schools and communities.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance recommends that schools should use e-Bug to teach about health topics such as hygiene and antibiotics. e-Bug have developed a face to face training session to train teachers and other health educators how to use the e-Bug resources.


Apps to manage your health
From comparing supermarket ingredients to easing your stress and anxiety, the apps featured in our new digital apps library can support your health and wellbeing.

Free school breakfast clubs boost maths and literacy results, study finds

Providing free breakfast clubs for primary schools in disadvantaged areas boosted maths and literacy results even among those pupils who didn’t attend, according to new research. Click here to view the full report from The Guardian 


Improve Literacy and Motivate All Readers
with EYFS and KS1 lesson plans and activities.

Story Station is a reading platform that has been created exclusively for schools with content from the world's leading children's publishers. 












Dynamic new resources for teachers will help build crucial life-skills for young people to boost their resilience and improve their mental health and wellbeing, as part of a new evidence-based programme for schools unveiled by Public Health England (PHE).Articles

Poverty blights schools for 'alarming' number of children, union warns. 

More pupils are struggling in class because of hunger or mental or physical ill health related to poverty, say teachers.  Click here to read the full article on


 Children consuming online time 'like junk food' - Parents must intervene to stop their children overusing social media and consuming time online "like junk food", the children's commissioner has said.


 Children 'exercise less as they get older' - The number of children doing an hour of exercise a day falls by nearly 40% between the ages of 5 and 12.


The Children's SocietyWe all need to keep poverty in mind


How to teach about sugar - Guardian article featuring links to a number of primary and secondary suitable resources


 Activity icons 'could help healthy living' - People like to have information about their food - but working out how much exercise you'll need to do to burn off the calories in your favourite treat is not straightforward.


Public Health England - The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment


The Daily MileThe Daily Mile - Active Gloucestershire - Thanks to funding from the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), primary schools across the county are being encouraged to improve the fitness, health and wellbeing of their pupils.



Think! Resources Road safety teaching resources for different age groups     










If you are unsure what to put in your child's lunchbox, the following guidelines will help you make the right healthy choices.  Click here to view the full article or visit for healthy eating advice for all the family.

Change 4 Life

On the Change4Life website there are a number of great resources with everything you need to support key healthy eating messages to children and their families. All of these resources can be used on your interactive whiteboard. Click here to visit the website.

Healthier snacks for kids 

Snack smart!

Half the sugar children are having comes from snacks and sugary drinks.

Too much sugar can lead to harmful fat building up inside and serious health problems, including painful tooth decay.

Fruit and vegetables are always the best choice, but if you're shopping for packaged snacks for your children, use this helpful tip: look for 100 calorie snacks, two a day max!

Click to view the article: Snack smart, from 'change 4 life'.






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