Understanding to what extent I am responsible for my physical and mental health

Challenge reference: 7806

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Learning aim

The learner will understand how to protect their physical and mental health. They will consider the relevance of nutrition, exercise and sleep, and what their personal stressors are.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Understand the positive impact of healthy lifestyle choices (e.g. physical exercise and good nutrition) on their body and mind.

  2. Understand the positive impact of good sleep routines on mental and physical health.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Create a healthy lunch menu to be served at school
    • State the three major food groups (Carbohydrate, fats and proteins) and how they affect the body
    • State what the four stages of sleep are and how they affect the body (e.g during REM sleep the body converts short term memory into long term memories)
    • State how the actions they take (e.g diet, exercise, reduced screen time) during the day and evening will promote a good night's sleep
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