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Education Resources

Our Education Resources are here to provide teachers with support in delivering the Health and Wellbeing areas of the Curriculum for Excellence.

How to use our resources

What’s in my Basket?

What’s in my Basket?

Talking and learning about different foods. Guessing food items by formulating yes and no questions.

Food card activity
30-40 mins
P1–P3
The Interactive Eatwell Guide

The Interactive Eatwell Guide

Our interactive Eatwell Guide tool will help teach P1 – S3 how to get a balance of healthier and more sustainable food.

Interactive
40-60 mins
P5–P7
Cookin Castle

Cookin Castle

Cookin Castle is an online interactive website intended to teach and promote healthier eating and good food hygiene practices to children in Primary 4-7.

Interactive
40-50 mins x 5 days
P5–P7
Hazards in the Kitchen

Hazards in the Kitchen

Identifying food safety hazards in a kitchen, discussing them and in groups producing a short drama about how they might come about.

Interactive
1-1.5 hours
P5–P7
Storage Solutions

Storage Solutions

Exploring food storage in terms of the correct conditions for food safety.

Interactive
1-1.5 hours
S1–S3
Allergen Action!

Allergen Action!

Learning about different food allergens and how to recognise them on food labels.

Resource
50-60 mins x 2 sessions
S1–S3
Bacteria Busters

Bacteria Busters

Learning about how and where bacteria grow in the kitchen and how to reduce the risk of this happening.

Interactive
45 mins - 1 hour
S1–S3
Label It!

Label It!

Learning about food labels and how to use them to make informed choices when choosing food.

Food card activity
45-60 mins x 4 sessions
P5–P7
Fridge Facts

Fridge Facts

Learning about safe ways to store food in the fridge.

Interactive
1-1.5 hours
P5–P7
Stop the Germs!

Stop the Germs!

Learning about cross contamination of bacteria in schools, poisoning bacteria and where and how you can get them.

Resource
45 mins x 2/3 sessions
P5–P7
It’s a Date!

It’s a Date!

Learning about best before and use by dates and why they are important for food safety.

Resource
60-80 mins
P3–P5
What Goes Where?

What Goes Where?

Learning where different foods are stored and why this is important for food safety.

Interactive
40-60 mins
P3–P5
The Interactive Eatwell Guide

The Interactive Eatwell Guide

Our interactive Eatwell Guide tool will help teach P1 – S3 how to get a balance of healthier and more sustainable food.

Interactive
40-60 mins
P5–P7
Cookin Castle

Cookin Castle

Cookin Castle is an online interactive website intended to teach and promote healthier eating and good food hygiene practices to children in Primary 4-7.

Interactive
40-50 mins x 5 days
P5–P7
Storage Solutions

Storage Solutions

Exploring food storage in terms of the correct conditions for food safety.

Interactive
1-1.5 hours
S1–S3
Fridge Facts

Fridge Facts

Learning about safe ways to store food in the fridge.

Interactive
1-1.5 hours
P5–P7
Alert

Using our resources

This section sets out how to use our resources, explains the activities, sets out the teachers' reference notes
available and links to other useful resources.

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