Curriculum links, My food diary 5 - 7

Curriculum links for England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland


Design & Technology – KS1 – Cooking and nutrition 

Use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes

Science – KS1 – Year 2 – Animals, including humans

Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene.


Personal and Social Development, Well-Being and Cultural Diversity – Foundation Phase – Well-being

Develop an understanding that exercise and hygiene and the right types of food and drink are important for healthy bodies


Health and wellbeing –Early – Food and health

Together we enjoy handling, tasting, talking and learning about different foods, discovering ways in which eating and drinking may help us to grow and keep healthy
I know that people need different kinds of food to keep them healthy

Health and wellbeing – First – Food and health

By investigating the range of foods available I can discuss how they contribute to a healthy diet
I experience a sense of enjoyment and achievement when preparing simple healthy foods and drinks

Northern Ireland:

PD&MU – KS1 – Health, Growth and Change

Recognise and value the options for a healthy lifestyle including the benefits of exercise, rest, healthy eating and hygiene.