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Nutrition

KS2
PSHE

Nutrition

KS2
Nutrition, Health and wellbeing

This pack is all about Nutrition: what is it, what is means to a footballer and what it means for us. Pupils learn about popular myths surrounding nutrition, and hear from experts to eventually analyse their own diets and that of a professional footballer.

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Learning outcomes

Pupils will be able to:

  • understand how the body uses water
  • understand the role of water in a healthy lifestyle
  • understand where water comes from in our food and drink.

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Film: Nutrition

In this film players and team staff talk about the importance of nutrition and top tips for maintaining a balanced diet!

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Starter activity: Myth-busting food quiz

This fun quiz can be used at the beginning and repeated at the end of the pack to show their improvement in understanding common myths around nutrition!

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Main activity: A footballer's diet

In this activity pupils will discover what goes into the diet of a West Bromwich Albion player, then use the Eatwell Guide to review a footballer's and then their own daily diet.