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Health and Wellbeing

Our Health and Wellbeing topic covers all aspects of health - both physical and mental.  Environmental quality problems like litter, dog fouling, graffiti and flytipping all affect the quality of life of people living in Scotland, with higher levels of depression and illness amongst people who live in areas with poor local environmental quality.

Featured Resources

Eco-Schools Curricular Map - Health and Wellbeing Topic

Our revised curricular maps showing Experiences and Outcomes related to the Health and Wellbeing Topic. 

Download the curricular map for Health and Wellbeing

Place Standard Tool - How Good is Our Place?

The Place Standard Tool provides a simple framework to structure conversations about place. It allows you to think about both physical elements of a place (buildings, spaces, and transport links) and social aspects (for example whether people feel they have a say in decision making). A useful tool for older pupils to assess their School Grounds.

Get started with the Place Standard Tool

World's Largest Lesson - Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing

World’s Largest Lesson introduces the Sustainable Development Goals to children and young people everywhere and unites them in action. Download lesson plans, comics and other resources on food to use in your classroom.

Download lesson plans on Goal 3

BBC Bitesize - Health and Wellbeing

BBC Bitesize is the home of study guides and class clips for a variety of curricular subjects across all levels.

Browse BBC Bitesize for Health and Wellbeing

Health and Climate Change

OPAL Air Survey

Good air quality is essential for our health and for the wellbeing of our environment. Study lichens and tar spot fungus to find out about air quality near you and help scientists answer important questions about air quality across the UK.

Download surveys and take part in citizen science activities with OPAL

World Health Organisation - Climate Change and Health

Climate change affects everything we need to live healthy lives: the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat and the places we live. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has outlined the effects of climate change on our health and has produced useful infographics.

Health & Well-being Case Studies

Case Study - Clackmannanshire Schools Support Service

Clackmannanshire’s Schools Support Service re-engages pupils in learning and has a curriculum centred around Health and Wellbeing with a wide range of activities planned through pupil voice sessions at assemblies. Read more.

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