Maintaining a healthy body can help promote a healthy mind. Our award-winning whole school PE, health and fitness programme Champions includes strategies and activities for developing children’s mental health and wellbeing. Scroll down to download sample lesson plans from Champions Year 6 unit ‘Healthy mind: healthy body’ to try with your class this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek:
1. Lesson 1 – How to deal with a situation when we fail at something
The objective of this lesson is for children to explain how they can learn from their mistakes in order to understand that failure allows them to grow and develop.
2. Lesson 2 – What helps us feel happy; what can we do if we don't feel happy?
The objective of this lesson is for children to explain what it means to be happy and discover ways to improve happiness.
3. Lesson 6 - Discuss issues affecting society that can affect the health and wellbeing of others
The objective of this lesson is for children to discuss issues in society that can affect the health and wellbeing of others.
Want to explore this further? Find out more about our award winning PE resource Champions here.
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