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Early School Leavers Education Resource

Getting active, staying healthy

Being active sometimes falls to the bottom of the to-do list. It can seem like it is difficult to organise and not much fun! But being active is a really important part of staying healthy. This module is packed with information about the energy we need and ideas for getting and staying active.

Be active to be healthy

Regular physical activity is an important part of being healthy. The less active you are, the more you are at risk of being overweight. This topic explains the health benefits of being active as well as the amount and types of physical activity recommended.


The energy in foods

The energy in food and drinks provides your body with the fuel it needs to keep going. This topic explains the energy in different types of food.