Resources for Teachers & other Key Workers

Additional Resources – KS3

These materials are designed to be used alongside our KS3 teacher’s book. They are available for download using the links below (please note, the links are only visible when you are logged in to the site).


  • Questions & Answers: Useful suggestions on how to answer children’s questions about the Coronavirus


Managing Health and Illness

Iceberg Module – Understanding Illness and Improving Health

  • The Iceberg Idea (PowerPoint)
  • The Iceberg Idea (Teachers notes)

When I am Ill – Considers the emotional, physical and environmental influences that impact on our health, and provides strategies for positive self-management

  • PowerPoint
  • Teacher Notes
  • Nicky & Sam Activity Sheet
  • Smoothing the Path Top Tips Activity Sheet


Check-in Activities

These activities help you to tune in to your pupils’ emotional state and give them an opportunity to reflect upon how they feel.

  • Check-in activities

Neuroscience Module

Session 1 – Keeping Balanced

  • PowerPoint
  • Teacher Notes
  • Activity – What do you know about the brain?

Session 2 – Riding the Ups and Downs

  • PowerPoint
  • Teacher Notes
  • Activity – Emotional or Rational Response?
  • Activity – Gingerbread Person

Session 3 – Smoothing the Path

  • PowerPoint
  • Teacher Notes
  • Activity – Coping Strategies
  • Activity – Five Ways to Wellbeing Strategies
  • Activity – Five Ways to Wellbeing Calendar
  • Ways of Stimulating the Vagus Nerve
  • Activity – Final Review

Session 4 – Self-Regulation Challenge

  • Self-Regulation Challenge
  • Video (mp4) – My Busy Brain and How I Can Help It

Staying Connected

Managing social media and its impact on health

  • PowerPoint
  • Teacher Notes
  • Activity Sheet 1
  • Activity Sheet 2 – Social Media Charter


Highlights the importance of sleep in keeping us healthy

  • Sleep Fact File
  • BBC1 Panorama ‘Sleepless Britain’ documentary clip 

Facts4Life 30 Day Challenges

Facts4Life 30 day Activity Challenge

  • Facts4Life 30 day Activity Challenge Booklet 
  • Gold Certificate 
  • Silver Certificate
  • Bronze Certificate

Facts4Life 30 day Wellbeing Challenge

  • Facts4Life 30 day Wellbeing Challenge Booklet (2021)
  • Facts4Life 30 day Wellbeing Challenge Booklet Insert (2021) – Suggestions for Five 5 Ways activities
  • Gold Certificate
  • Silver Certificate
  • Bronze Certificate

Click here for further information on the Five Ways to Wellbeing


  • KS3 Assembly script
  • KS3 Assembly PowerPoint


  • Stop and Take a Breath
  • Mindful Me Activities sheet – click here to listen to sound files online for each of the activities
  • Mindful Me Activities sheet inc. embedded sound files – Please note as this is a pdf with embedded files you will need to save it and then open it in Adobe for the links to be activated
  • Mindful Me Activities sheet – Outside I Spy list

Plenary Activities

Finish with a plenary activity to help pupils process, prioritise and summarise the learning

  • KS3 Plenary Activities

F4L Snakes & Ladders Game

  • Instructions
  • Game Board  (pdf; print on A3 ideally)
  • Chance Cards
  • Question Cards


  • Draft Letter to Parents
  • F4L Fact File Prompt Questions
  • Pre and Post Attitudes Evaluation Sheet (pdf)
  • Pre and Post Attitudes Evaluation Sheet (Word)