Health, Wellbeing & Lifestyle Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11) 2021-22

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As described in the UKCCIS ‘Education for a Connected World’ framework, this unit “explores the impact that technology has on health, wellbeing and lifestyle. It also includes understanding negative behaviours and issues amplified and sustained by online technologies and the strategies for dealing with them.”

Learning Objectives

  • I can explain why spending too much time using technology can sometimes have a negative impact on me; I can give some examples of activities where it is easy to spend a lot of time engaged (e.g. games, films, videos)?
  • I can explain how using technology can distract me from other things I might do or should be doing.
  • I can identify times or situations when I might need to limit the amount of time I use technology.
  • I can suggest strategies to help me limit this time.
  • I can describe ways technology can affect healthy sleep and can describe some of the issues.
  • I can describe some strategies, tips or advice to promote heathy sleep with regards to technology.
  • I can describe common systems that regulate age-related content (e.g. PEGI, BBFC, parental warnings) and describe their purpose.
  • I can assess and action different strategies to limit the impact of technology on my health (e.g. nightshift mode, regular breaks, correct posture, sleep, diet and exercise).
  • I can explain the importance of self-regulating my use of technology; I can demonstrate the strategies I use to do this (e.g. monitoring my time online, avoiding accidents).

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