Curriculum links for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Science – KS2 – Year 3 – Animals, including humans
Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat
Science – KS2 – Year 6 – Animals, including humans
Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function
Design and technology – KS2 – Cooking and nutrition
Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet
Food and health – Nutrition – Second
By applying my knowledge and understanding of current healthy eating advice I can contribute to a healthy eating plan.
By investigating food labelling systems, I can begin to understand how to use them to make healthy food choices.
Physical education – KS2 – Health, fitness and well-being activities
Identify how to eat and drink healthily in order to meet the energy requirements of different activities
Design and technology – KS2 – Food
Apply current healthy eating messages and consider nutritional needs when undertaking food preparation tasks
Classify food by commodity/group and understand the characteristics of a broad range of ingredients, including their nutritional, functional and sensory properties, e.g. meat, fish, fruit, vegetable
KS2 – PD&MU – Health, Growth and Change
Understand the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, including physical activity, healthy eating, rest and hygiene.