Theme 1Where food comes from
Theme 2Where can we buy our food?
Theme 3A healthy, balanced diet
Theme 4Enjoying food

Theme 1 - Where food comes from

This theme is designed to help children understand that all food comes from plants or animals.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS1 Theme 1 - Where food comes from

Lesson 2 -

Lesson 2 KS1 Theme 1 - How farms provide food

Lesson 3 -

Lesson 3 KS1 Theme 1 - How animals are farmed

Lesson 4 -

Lesson 4 KS1 Theme 1 - How plants are farmed

Lesson 5 -

Lesson 5 KS 1 Theme 1 - How food is produced


Curriculum links

Science - Life processes and living things - 2a, 2b, 1b, 1c

Geography - 1c, 2a

PSHE - 2a, 2b, 2g


Theme 1 - Where food comes from

This theme is designed to help children understand that all food comes from plants or animals.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS2 Theme 1 - The story of food production

Lesson 2 -

Lesson 2 KS2 Theme 1 - The story of food production

Lesson 3 -

Lesson 3 KS2 Theme 1 - Global food production

Lesson 4 -

Lesson 4 KS2 Theme 1 - Transporting food around the world


Curriculum links

Science - Life processes and living things - 1c, 3a, 5b

Material and their properties - 2a, 2b

Geography - Enquiry - 2c, 2e

PSHE & Citizenship - 3b


Theme 2 - Where can we buy our food?

This theme covers the type of shops we use when buying food and encourages children to look at their local areas.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS1 Theme 2 - How shops have changed

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Lesson 2 KS1 Theme 2 - Where food is sold locally

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Lesson 3 KS1 Theme 2 - What foods do supermarkets sell


Curriculum links

Geography - 1a, 2b, 2d, 2e, 3c, 7a, 7b

History - 1b, 2a, 2b, 4a


Theme 2 - Where can we buy our food?

This theme covers the type of shops we use when buying food and encourages children to look at their local areas.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS2 Theme 2 - How shops have changed

Lesson 2 -

Lesson 2 KS2 Theme 2 - Are supermarkets good or bad?

Lesson 3 -

Lesson 3 KS2 Theme 2 - What foods do supermarkets sell

Lesson 4 -

Lesson 4 KS2 Theme 2 - How shops are different


Curriculum links

Geography - 1b, 1c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 3d, 3e

History - 2a, 4a, 4b, 7a


Theme 3 - A healthy, balanced diet

This theme will help children to understand how food helps us grow and stay healthy and why choosing the right kind of food is important.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS1 Theme 3 - Eating different food at different times

Lesson 2 -

Lesson 2 KS1 Theme 3 - The 5 food groups

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Lesson 3 KS1 Theme 3 - Eating a balanced diet


Curriculum links

Science - Life processes and living things - Sc2 - 1b, 2b, 2c

Design Technology - 1c, 1d, 2a, 2b, 2d, 2f

PSHE - 1a


Theme 3 - A healthy, balanced diet

This theme will help children to understand how food helps us grow and stay healthy and why choosing the right kind of food is important.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS2 Theme 3 - How to achieve a healthy, balanced diet

Lesson 2 -

Lesson 2 KS2 Theme 3 - The 5 food groups

Lesson 3 -

Lesson 3 KS2 Theme 3 - Eating a balanced diet

Lesson 4 -

Lesson 4 KS2 Theme 3 - Understanding fruit and vegetables

Lesson 5 -

Lesson 5 KS2 Theme 3 - How diet affects health


Curriculum links

Science - Life processes and living things - 4b

Design Technology - 3b

PSHE - 3a, 4b, 4c, 5d


Theme 4 - Enjoying food

This theme will help children rediscover the enjoyment of mealtimes, as well as helping them discover a wider variety of foods from home and abroad.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS1 Theme 4 - Social and cultural significance of food

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Lesson 2 KS1 Theme 4 - Ingredients from around the world

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Lesson 3 KS1 Theme 4 - Eating and living in a different country

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Lesson 4 KS1 Theme 4 - Cooking food from another country

Lesson 5 -

Lesson 5 KS1 Theme 4 - How food can be enjoyed

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Lesson 6 KS1 Theme 4 - Planning and preparing to cook

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Lesson 7 KS1 Theme 4 - How food stimulates our senses

Lesson 8 -

Lesson 8 KS1 Theme 4 - Cooking food can be fun


Curriculum links

PSHE - 2a, 2b, 4c, 5d

Science - Life processes and living things - 2a, 2b

Design Technology - 1b, 1c, 3a


Theme 4 - Enjoying food

This theme will help children rediscover the enjoyment of mealtimes, as well as helping them discover a wider variety of foods from home and abroad.

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Lesson overview

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Lesson 1 KS2 Theme 4 - Social and cultural significance of food

Lesson 2 -

Lesson 2 KS2 Theme 4 - Ingredients from around the world

Lesson 3 -

Lesson 3 KS2 Theme 4 - Eating and living in a different country

Lesson 4 -

Lesson 4 KS2 Theme 4 - Cooking food from another country

Lesson 5 -

Lesson 5 KS2 Theme 4 - How food can be enjoyed

Lesson 6 -

Lesson 6 KS2 Theme 4 - Planning and preparing to cook

Lesson 7 -

Lesson 7 KS2 Theme 4 - How family mealtimes differ

Lesson 8 -

Lesson 8 KS2 Theme 4 - Cooking food can be fun


Curriculum links

PSHE - 2a, 3a, 4b, 5d

Science - Life processes and living things - 2b

Design Technology - 1b, 1c, 3a