Resources for Teachers & other Key Workers

Additional Resources – Primary

These materials are intended to support delivery of the Facts4Life programme. They are available for download using the links below (please note, the links are only visible when you are logged in to the site). 

Facts4Life Delivery Overview (against DfE Statutory Requirements 2020)

  • Facts4Life Delivery Overview (Primary)

COVID-19

  • 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)

Facts4Life Songs (videos)

  • Ups and Downs Song
  • Time for Sleep Song
  • Tricky Feelings Song
  • What foods do our bodies need? Song
  • Brush Your Teeth! Song
  • Makaton Basic Emotions Song 1
  • Makaton Basic Emotions Song 2
  • Makaton Basic Emotions Song 3

Check-in Activities

  • Check-in Activities

Facts4Life 30 Day Challenges

Facts4Life 30 day Activity Challenge

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

Facts4Life 30 day Wellbeing Challenge

  •  Facts4Life 30 day Wellbeing Challenge Sheet
  • Gold Certificate
  • Silver Certificate
  • Bronze Certificate
  • Click here for further information on the Five Ways to Wellbeing

Brain Science Resource

  • Self-Regulation Challenge
  • My Busy Brain and How I Can Help It (Video mp4)
  • My Busy Brain and How I Can Help It (PowerPoint)
  • Teacher Notes
  • Story – Felix and the Tricky Tuesday

Smoothing the Path with Sleep – KS1

  • Story and Notes
  • Sleep Well, Boo! (PowerPoint)

Assemblies

Key Theme 1: Riding the Ups and Downs

  • Jamie goes on a journey
  • Dame Tanni Grey Thompson

Key Theme 2: Keeping Balanced

  • Immune Learning
  • Bella’s bouncy birthday

Key Theme 3: Smoothing the Path

  • Smoothing the Path

The Five Ways to Wellbeing

  • Introductory Story

National Awareness Days

(These materials can be used on the designated day or at any time during the school year)

NSPCC Number Day 

  • Facts4Life Number Quiz – The Body (PowerPoint)
  • Facts4Life Number Quiz – Body Facts (Teacher Notes)

Children’s Mental Health Week 

  • Assembly: How Connection Helps Mental Health (PowerPoint)
  • Assembly: How Connection Helps Mental Heath (Teachers Notes)

Random Acts of Kindness Day 

  • Story/Assembly – Random Acts of Kindness

World Water Day 

  • Facts4Life Water & The Body Quiz (PowerPoint)
  • Facts4Life Water & The Body Quiz (Pupil Handout)
  • Facts4Life Water & The Body Quiz (Teachers Notes)

Mental Health Awareness Week & World Mental Health Day 

  • Assembly: What is Mental Health? (PowerPoint)
  • Assembly: What is Mental Heath? (Teachers Notes)

National Bug Busting Day

  • Fun Facts Episode 1: Head Lice (Video mp4)

Facts4Life Video Shorts

  • Fun Facts Episode 1: Head Lice
  • Fun Facts Episode 2: The Sun
  • Fun Facts Episode 3: Tooth Health
  • Fun Facts Episode 4: The Cold Virus
  • Fun Facts Episode 5: Allergies
  • See all of our videos on our F4L YouTube channel

French Module

  • Parts of the body and saying what’s wrong (Teachers Crib Sheet)
  • Parts of the body and saying what’s wrong (Flashcards: images & words)

F4L Snakes & Ladders Game

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

Starter Activities

  • Ice Breaker Health Bingo Template

Mindfulness

  • Stop and Take a Breath
  • Mindful Me Activity Poster

Misc.

  • Draft letter to parents
  • National Curriculum Links
  • Fact File Prompt Questions
  • Pre & Post Attitudes Evaluation Sheet (pdf)
  • Pre & Post Attitudes Evaluation Sheet (word)