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6. Health education overview / Health education per year group

Health Education overview

Health education is compulsory for all state-funded primary school. The focus at primary level is teaching the characteristics of good physical health and mental wellbeing.


Details of what pupils are expected to know by the end of primary school can be found in Appendix 3.


Health Education per year group


The school is free to determine, within the statutory curriculum content outlined in Appendix 3, what pupils are taught during each year group. The school always considers the age and development of pupils when deciding what will be taught in each year group.


Details of what pupils are taught in each year group can be found in Appendix 4.