Forestdale Primary School

Believe - Aspire - Excel


Be on time..... gates open at 8:40 and close at 8:50 - learning starts at 8.40am in class.....


What we cover in Health 



Exercising bodies; physical activity; healthy food; sleep; keeping clean; and safety.

Year 1

Keeping myself healthy; healthier lifestyle choices; keeping clean; being safe; medicine safety; safety with household items; road safety; and linking health and happiness.

Year 2

Motivation; healthier choices; relaxation; healthy eating and nutrition; and healthier snacks and sharing food.

Year 3

Exercise; fitness challenges; food labelling and healthy swaps; attitude towards drugs; keeping sage and why it’s so important online and offline; respect for themselves and others; and healthy and safe choices

Year 4

Healthier friendships; group dynamics; smoking; alcohol; assertiveness; peer pressure; and celebrating inner strength.

Year 5

Smoking - including vaping; alcohol and anti-social behaviour; emergency aid; body image; relationships with food; healthy choices; and motivation & behaviour.

Year 6

Taking personal responsibility; how substances affect the body; exploitation including ‘county lines’ and gang culture; emotional and mental health; and managing stress.


Awards we have received so far.

  • Primary Science
  • Healthy Schools
  • Health for Life
  • Artsmark Award
  • EEF
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Music Mark